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Mastering Social Media Mining with R by Vikram Garg, Sharan Kumar Ravindran

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Rfacebook package installation and authentication

The Rfacebook package is authored and maintained by Pablo Barbera and Michael Piccirilli. It provides an interface to the Facebook API. It needs Version 2.12.0 or later of R and it is dependent on a few other packages, such as httr, rjson, and httpuv. Before starting, make sure those packages are installed. It is preferred to have Version 0.6 of the httr package installed.

Installation

We will now install the Rfacebook packages. We can download and install the latest package from GitHub using the following code and load the package using the library function. On the other hand, we can also install the Rfacebook package from the CRAN network. One prerequisite for installing the package using the function ...

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