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

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Professional network data from LinkedIn

LinkedIn is a social networking website for people in professional jobs. It has over 364 million users across the world. Many companies have started using LinkedIn to publish their job requirements and as a medium to showcase their skillset to the world.

In order to access the LinkedIn data, we need to use the package Rlinkedin. Get the latest package from the GitHub repository using the following code:

install_github("mpiccirilli/Rlinkedin")
library(Rlinkedin)

For authentication, we need to have a LinkedIn app. It can be registered at https://www.linkedin.com/developer/apps. Similar to the way we had created an app in Facebook, Instagram, and GitHub, we need to create an app at LinkedIn as well. Once the app ...

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