Denis Cohen, Simon Kühne
Collecting and Analyzing Twitter Data Using R

Methods Bites - Blog of the MZES Social Science Data Lab. 2019. Mannheim: MZES

How do you access Twitter’s API, collect a stream of tweets, and analyze the retrieved data? Which potentials, challenges, and limitations for social scientific research come along with using Twitter data? This Methods Bites Tutorial by Denis Cohen, based on a workshop by Simon Kühne (Bielefeld University) in the MZES Social Science Data Lab in Spring 2019, aims to tackle these questions.