Category Archives: API

Collecting Facebook & Twitter Data

This is an updated 4-minute tutorial on how to collect public Facebook data via the Open Graph API using DiscoverText. This is an even shorter 75-second tutorial on how to collect Twitter data via the public API. Tweet This Post

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Election Special: Gnip Power Track Access Fee Cut in Half

Memo to: Political Junkies, Researchers, and Journalists Subject: 2012 GOP Convention Would you like every tweet from @GOPconvention, #RNC2012, #Romney, #TeaParty, or any person whose Twitter bio contains “Romney”? These are just a few of the possible queries you can … 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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Browsing “Disqus” Clusters

We are experimenting with the new “Disqus” API in house. In this video, I show results from a 5-day query against the public API for the term Syria. The 50,000+ results are drawn from a variety of mass media discussion … Continue reading

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