2693 search results for "twitter"

Sentiment Analysis of Uganda Presidential Debate – Using R and Twitter data

February 2, 2016
By

Introduction to Digital democracy is here. Social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter are providing inexpensive ways for individuals to engage on political issues, therefore providing a wealth of data that provides insight on an underlying trend that spans both geography and demography. Outbox Uganda carried out a sentiment analysis of Uganda’s first ever presidential debate last month and...

Read more »

In-depth analysis of Twitter activity and sentiment, with R

January 27, 2016
By
In-depth analysis of Twitter activity and sentiment, with R

Astronomer and budding data scientist Julia Silge has been using R for less than a year, but based on the posts using R on her blog has already become very proficient at using R to analyze some interesting data sets. She has posted detailed analyses of water consumption data and health care indicators from the Utah Open Data Catalog,...

Read more »

A (not too talkative) twitterbot is born

December 28, 2015
By
A (not too talkative) twitterbot is born

Twitter bots One of my holiday projects was to get my head around how Twitter bots work, and the best (only?) way of course is to make one. Apparently about one in seven Twitter accounts is a computer program rather than a human user (although of course there are humans behind, and responsible, for all the robots). ...

Read more »

How to create a Twitter Sentiment Analysis using R and Shiny

December 26, 2015
By
How to create a Twitter Sentiment Analysis using R and Shiny

Everytime you release a product or service you want to receive feedback from users so you know what they like and what they don’t. Sentiment Analysis can help you. I will show you how to create a simple application in R and Shiny to perform Twitter Sentiment Analysis in real-time. I use RStudio. We will

Read more »

Analyzing “Twitter faces” in R with Microsoft Project Oxford

December 21, 2015
By
Analyzing “Twitter faces” in R with Microsoft Project Oxford

Introduction In my previous blog post I used the Microsoft Translator API in my BonAppetit Shiny app to recommend restaurants to tourists. I’m getting a little bit addicted to the Microsoft API’s, they can be fun to use :-). In … Continue reading →

Read more »

Downloading your twitter feed in R

December 6, 2015
By

The twitteR library is one of the most comprehensive R bindings for an API that I have ever seen. Thanks a million to Jeff Gentry for authoring and maintaining it. It took me a while to get to know it and I thought I'd share a little trick here. I recently wanted to trace the generation of my...

Read more »

Twitter at conferences

November 22, 2015
By
Twitter at conferences

I have been happily tweeting the BioMedBridges meeting in Hinxton last week using the #lifesciencedata hashtag, along with more than 100 others, though a small subset was really active. A lot has been published about using Twitter at conference, like t...

Read more »

Three New #rstats Twitter Bots To Follow

September 6, 2015
By

I engage with the Stack community quite a bit and was super-happy @treycausey made the Stack Overflow #rstats bot (@StackOverflowR) since I’m also on Twitter alot (mostly hanging out in #rstats these days). However, #rstats questions exist in other Stack watering holes, like the Geographic Information Systems Stack Exchange. Cross Validated and the fledgling Data

Read more »

Visualizing Twitter history with streamgraphs in R

August 30, 2015
By

I was exploring ways to visualize my Twitter history, and ended up creating this interactive streamgraph of my 20 most used hashtags in Twitter: The graph shows how my Twitter activity has varied a lot. The top three hashtags are #datascience, #rstats and #opendata (no surprises there). There are also event-related hashtags that show up only once, such as...

Read more »

Searching Twitter with ArcGIS Pro Using R

August 18, 2015
By
Searching Twitter with ArcGIS Pro Using R

I committed to testing this a long time ago, however, a number of other projects intervened, so I have only just got around to writing up this short tutorial. One of the exciting things from the ESRI Developers Conference this year was the launch of the R-ArcGIS bridge. In simple terms, this enables you to run R...

Read more »

Sponsors

Never miss an update!
Subscribe to R-bloggers to receive
e-mails with the latest R posts.
(You will not see this message again.)

Click here to close (This popup will not appear again)