The main goal of collecting Twitter data is to make sense of it in the first place. Whether to get insights to make a decision, or validating some theories or just exploring like we are doing in this tutorial.
Month: December 2017
Twitter is a huge resource of raw data where you can explore and find interesting insights, millions of companies, politicians, journalists, and people are using this social media tool to interact with their audience and mining the data to learn more about trends and users.
This post is the first in the series dedicated to mining Twitter data using python. I focus in this first part on how to collect data from Twitter REST Search API using python to build our dataset, in the following parts I’ll show how to process the data an analyze it.