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

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Chapter 6. More Social Media Websites

So far, we have discussed how to use the APIs of Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and GitHub to make use of vital concepts and some machine learning techniques/algorithms to answer critical business questions. In this chapter, we will see APIs of other social media websites, the methodology involved to pull data, the analysis that can be implemented, and cover some critical problems that can be solved.

Social media data is generally massive, noisy, and dynamic in nature; hence, taming data and performing the data analysis becomes challenging, but with a good grasp on the concepts it will be an amazing journey. With such huge data, they become rich sources of information that can help in various research fields ...

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