Tag Archives: Facebook API

Tutorial Videos

Thanks to our friends at Screencast.com, we now have our entire tutorial video library indexed in a spiffy new media roll. Learn how to use DiscoverText to archive, filter, search, code, and machine classify text from social media, surveys, emails … 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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New Facebook Meta Data

DiscoverText is deploying new capabilities to work with geographic information and social media. Part of this work is now centered on Facebook and the Open Graph API. This one-minute video shows some of the new meta data publicly available from … Continue reading

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FB Graph API Revisited

Following the blog post about oddities in the Facebook importing that Stu was experiencing while visiting the DMI summer school, I put on my detective hat and went looking for possible reasons why things that should be available from the … Continue reading

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Facebook Graph Mysteries

During my recent visit to the Digital Methods Initiative (DMI) summer school, hosted by my good friend Richard Rogers, I had the pleasure of spending two days teaching and working with 35 exceptionally bright students who were new to the … Continue reading

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Scraping Facebook

Using a core element of the Facebook architecture (the “Graph API”), we have enabled DiscoverText users to “Connect with Facebook” to register their new accounts. You can learn about this option and how to collect data off Facebook by watching … Continue reading

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