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Facebook claims that Google and Twitter also collect users’ offline data

Facebook drags Google and Twitter into privacy scuffle Recently, it was revealed that data analysis firm, Cambridge Analytica and Facebook were involved in a privacy data scandal wherein the former illegally harvested up to 87 million Facebook users’ personal data without their knowledge and consent. Facebook allowed thousands of app […]

Setting Up Twitter for Text mining in R.

Photo Credit : Pixabay Introduction Over the years, social media has become a hot spot for data mining. Every day there are always topics trending, campaigns running and groups of people discussing different global, continental or national issues.This is a major target to harness data. In this article, we focus on Twitter as […]

A Twitter Analysis of the “100 Most Influential People in Crypto”

I recently ran across an article titled The 100 Most Influential People in Crypto and decided to test my chops by analysing their twitter accounts to see how they felt about Bitcoin Cash. I’ll be using Python 3 for this project, and all the code will be available here. Data […]

Using the Twitter API and NLP to analyze the tweets of different users.

2017 U.S. Presidential Candidates Donald Trump & Hillary Clinton Yesterday I worked on arguably one of the most interesting projects in my burgeoning data science career. Some kind soul was nice enough to put a Python wrapper on the Twitter API so we could use classes and perform methods on it […]

How I built a Twitter bot for #100DaysOfCode

A few weeks back I joined the #100DaysOfCode challenge with the aim of coding, learning and shipping more. I totally recommend you checking it out, it’s an awesome community of like minded and super friendly coders. 👨‍💻 I’m a Software Engineer that never finishes side projects! To fix my inability to […]

Another Twitter sentiment analysis with Python — Part 5 (Tfidf vectorizer, model comparison…

Another Twitter sentiment analysis with Python — Part 5 (Tfidf vectorizer, model comparison, lexical approach) This is the 5th part of my ongoing Twitter sentiment analysis project. You can find the previous posts from the below links. Part 1: Data cleaning Part 2: EDA, Data visualisation Part 3: Zipf’s Law, Data visualisation Part 4: […]