On Twitter

by Jay Cuthrell
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A few days ago I reset almost all of my primary Twitter output since 2007.

First, I made archives to revisit some prior analysis.

Next, I started looking around on GitHub for inspiration.

Little Big Data

A few years ago I did a big data presentation. There was even a video of it. (Update: the video appears to be private as of 2022)

At the time, I had downloaded some R examples to run against my Twitter archives.

Why archives? I tweet(ed) a lot. So, the limitations on web access applied.

I included some of these references in the presentation.

Trends: @Qthrul

This time around I found another example using Python:


A few seconds later… this caught my eye for @Qthrul:

QthrulIt is clear that functionality arrived (retweet) and that I was interactive (replies).

Trends: @JayCuthrell and @JayAtDellEMC

But I had also created other Twitter accounts.

Let’s take a look at @JayCuthrell:

JayCuthrellLet’s take a look at @JayAtDellEMC:

JayAtDellEMCI’ll revisit this post as I come across more tools with good results.

Update for July 2022

Crypto Reply Spam on Twitter in 2022 got pretty annoying before the “correction”. YMMV.

Update for May to June 2023

And scene…

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