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PolitwoopsR Package

Deleted congressional tweets: the R code

[Update 15/04/02] If you were brought here by a Dean Richards Twitter bot, read this. A few days ago I published a post containing interactive visualizations with the deleted tweets of US politicians. Those tweets were collected by the Politwoops project, maintained in the US by the Sunlight Foundation. I promised people to post the R code that grabs the …

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Politwoops Deleted Tweets Featured

The Congress Tweets You Never Did See

[UPDATE 15/03/30] Check out this follow-up post to get the R code used to extract and clean the Politwoops & Twitter data. A package that automates the data collection is now available on GitHub: PolitwoopsR. For some months now, I’ve been playing with data from Politwoops: an international project that tracks politicians on Twitter and stores their deleted tweets for …

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