Research Notebook'Mixology' is an open research project, which aims to extract opinions in times of crisis, here from a corpus collected via the Twitter API, from December 12 to 31, 2021.
Blog 3: The rtweet package12 décembre 2021
When you encounter a problem with a package, there is a good chance that another user has also been. It was not the geographical area that blocked but, on the one hand, the volume of queries allowed through the Twitter API and, on the other part, requests that were too complex or were not returning many results. Therefore, it was necessary to decide between less data but of quality and more data but more complicated to manage. In order to be able to compare the two strategies, the option of defining a specific geographic area (Western Europe) was retained (3 queries). However, it is also supplemented by a more general query, which gives the 18,000 maximum authorized results (but without a defined geographical perimeter).