Tag Archives: API

Texifter Social Data & Tools June Prize Winners

As a part of getting new users to test our sifter beta, every month this summer we are awarding 12 #datagrants to academics. All you need to do to be included in the July drawing is submit a valid historical … Continue reading

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Texifter is Plugged In to Gnip

We could not be happier to announce that Texifter, a developer of advanced text data analytics software, is partnering with Gnip, the world’s largest provider of social data. Our Plugged In to Gnip partnership certifies Texifter as an industry leader … Continue reading

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Complete History of Twitter Now Available via GNIP

Texifter was the first company to join as a paying customer in the alpha “Snapshot” offering from Gnip. You can still take part in that alpha by submitting a request for a free estimate of a snapshot from Twitter’s complete … Continue reading

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Election Analytics Part I: Romney Trends in April

[In the coming  months leading up the U.S. presidential election, the Texifter blog will be featuring a multi-part series on various analytical insights into the election, which can be gained by utilizing a host of social media analytics (SMA) methods within … Continue reading

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The DiscoverText API

Many have asked for it, and your requests have not fallen on deaf ears. We are proud to announce the DiscoverText development team is testing an Application Programming Interface (API) to our internal “sifter” data structures. The new DiscoverText API … Continue reading

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Weibo Arrives @DiscoverText

After months of user anticipation, the Weibo API is now integrated into DiscoverText, our “do-it-yourself” text analytic solution for deriving insight from unstructured text. With over 300 million users, Weibo is the largest micro-blogging website in China. Its integration into … Continue reading

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Disqus API is Live!

DiscoverText is pleased to announce it has added Disqus to its repertoire of APIs for harvesting content produced online. Disqus, the world’s largest comment platform operator, has over 70 million users who produce roughly 500,000 comments per day. There are … Continue reading

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Archiving Google+

As part of developing our suite of live feed options, we are currently beta testing a new Google+ API. If you would like to join the beta group, let us know. This video outlines the way we have set it … Continue reading

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What is DiscoverText?

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Holiday Shopping Update

From now until the New Year signals the close of the holiday season, Texifter analysts will focus DiscoverText’s tools on holiday shoppers. We will take a close look at their behavior and sentiment as they hit the stores during the … Continue reading

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Archiving Public Facebook Content: Technical & Legal Issues

This is an updated version of a very popular early video. It describes some of the technical and legal issues when you “Connect” with Facebook credentials to DiscoverText. The video offers instructions about privacy and demonstrates how you can use … Continue reading

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The Crazy Life of a Tweet

On the evening of May 1st, Osama bin Laden was killed in Pakistan. Over the following hours (and days), bin Laden was mentioned by millions across the twitterverse. Among the first of those tweets came from a young, gay, homeschooled … Continue reading

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Rate Limits on Twitter

The evolution of the API opens the door for third-party developers to access information on social media networks. In the best case, this provides a healthy, democratic flow of information. Yesterday, DiscoverText had “rate limits” imposed in terms of its … Continue reading

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The Return of Google Reader Feeds in DiscoverText

A number of months ago, Google Reader removed its direct ability to get an RSS feed of the feeds for your reader account. Due to this, we had to take the feed ingestion of Google Reader feeds offline inside of … Continue reading

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