Harvesting Twitter Data with Python

Twitter Data

Twitter is a social networking service used by millions of people who produce hundreds of millions of tweets each day. Twitter provides public access to this vast quatity of data through their REST APIs.


Tweepy is a python module for interacting with the Twitter APIs. There is an Ubuntu 17.10 Python 3 package for Tweepy, which can be installed with:

$ sudo apt install python3-tweepy