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Python Requests Essentials by Bala Subrahmanyam Varanasi, Rakesh Vidya Chandra

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Chapter 5. Interacting with Social Media Using Requests

In this contemporary world, our lives are woven with a lot of interactions and collaborations with social media. The information that is available on the web is very valuable and it is being used by abundant resources. For instance, the news that is trending in the world can be spotted easily from a Twitter hashtag and this can be achieved by interacting with the Twitter API.

Using natural language processing, we can classify emotion of a person by grabbing the Facebook status of an account. All this stuff can be accomplished easily with the help of Requests using the concerned APIs. Requests is a perfect module, if we want to reach out API frequently, as it supports pretty much everything, ...

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