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  • Friday, February 23, 2018

Scholars' Commons Seminar: R for Twitter

Use the twittR package for R to scrape tweets.

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  • Date & time
    Friday, February 23, 2018
  • Location
    Herman B Wells Library
    Scholars' Commons IQ-Wall (E157H)

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This session will focus on using the twittR package for R to scrape tweets. Then we will create a wordcloud of most commonly used terms and a sentiment graph mining opinions of the tweets. Prerequisites: A Karst account (setup instructions). If you want to do your own twitter searches, set up OAuth by following this tutorial: Setting Up the Twitter R Package for Text Analytics.  

Remote Access to this workshop: This presentation will be broadcast live via Zoom. View and listen at

(Instructions: At IU, what is Zoom, and how do I know how to use it? [UITS KB]; or, How do I join a Zoom meeting? )

Presented by Tassie Gniady.
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