Tag Archives: 'tools'

Resolving Short URLs: A New Approach

Resolving Short URLs: A New Approach

Snurb, 10 February 2012
When working with Twitter data, one of the most interesting questions is always what URLs tweets are linking to. As Twitter users discuss any given topic or issue, the URLs they share provide us with an [...]

Gawk Scripts for Processing Twitter Data, Vol. 1

Snurb, 22 June 2011
Well, getting stuck in Melbourne for a day and being unable to participate in day one of our ATN-DAAD workshop with Cornelius Puschmann and Katrin Weller from the University of Düsseldorf has at least enabled me [...]

Switching from Twapperkeeper to yourTwapperkeeper

Switching from Twapperkeeper to yourTwapperkeeper

Snurb, 21 June 2011
As those of you who are regular followers of our research might have gleaned already, we’ve started a few months ago to use yourTwapperkeeper to gather our Twitter data. yourTwapperkeeper is the open source version of [...]

Creating Twitter Timelines from Twapperkeeper Data

Snurb, 22 July 2010
This is the first in what will be an irregular series of methods posts outlining some of our approaches to working with datasets from various sources. Part of our work over the next few weeks will [...]