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ERIC Number: EJ1140877
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017-May
Pages: 13
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: EISSN-1545-679X
Developing an Approach to Harvesting, Cleaning, and Analyzing Data from Twitter Using R
Hill, Stephen; Scott, Rebecca
Information Systems Education Journal, v15 n3 p42-54 May 2017
Using data from social media can be of great value to businesses and other interested parties. However, harvesting data from social media networks such as Twitter, cleaning the data, and analyzing the data can be difficult. In this article, a step-by-step approach to obtaining data via the Twitter application program interface (API) is described. Cleaning of the data and basic sentiment analysis are also described.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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