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Surprising Stats From Mining One Million Tweets About #Syria

I’ve been filtering Twitter’s firehose for tweets about “#Syria” for about the past week in order to accumulate a sizable volume of data about an important current event. As of Friday, I noticed that the tally has surpassed one million tweets, so it seemed to be a good time to apply some techniques from Mining […]

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What Are People Tweeting About #Syria in Your Neck of the Woods?

Tweets about #Syria from all around the world

Update: Sept 9, 2013 –¬†View Surprising Stats From Mining One Million Tweets About #Syria for a more comprehensive analysis of content in this post. In the opening chapter of Mining the Social Web, 2nd Edition we begin the journey into mining social data by way of Twitter. To paraphrase some of the content from an […]

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