Getting data from Twitter with the twitteR package

Twitter is an unbeatable source of data for nearly every kind of data-driven problem.

If my words are not enough to convince you, and I think they shouldn't be, you can always perform a quick search on Google, for instance, text analytics with Twitter, and read the over 30 million results to be sure.

This should not surprise you, given Google's huge and word-spreaded base of users together with the relative structure and richness of metadata of content on the platform, which makes this social network a place to go when talking about data analysis projects, especially those involving sentiment analysis and customer segmentations.

R comes with a really well-developed package named twitteR, developed ...

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