Mining your posts
After introducing the Python facebook-sdk with a simple example, we will start digging into the data mining opportunities. The first exercise is to download our own posts (that is, the posts published by the authenticated user).
facebook_get_my_posts.py script connects to the Graph API and gets a list of posts published by the authenticated user
me. The posts are saved in the
my_posts.jsonl file using the JSON Lines format that we have already adopted in Chapter 2, #MiningTwitter - Hashtags, Topics, and Time Series, and Chapter 3, Users, Followers, and Communities on Twitter, (each line of the file is a JSON document):
# Chap04/facebook_get_my_posts.py import os import json import facebook import requests if __name__ == '__main__': ...