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Choosing a Historical API

posted on 20 June 2017 by Jim Moffitt

Introduction   Both Historical PowerTrack and Full-Archive Search provide access to any publicly available Tweet, starting with the first Tweet from March 2006. Deciding which product better suits your use case can be key in getting the data you want when you need it. This article highlights the differences between the two historical products, with a goal of helping you determine which one to use for generating your next historical Tweet dataset. Both historical products scan a Tweet archive, examine each Tweet posted during the time of interest, and generate a set of Tweets matching your query. However, Historical PowerTrack... keep reading

Full-Archive Search API - metadata and filtering timeline

When using Twitter's Full-Archive Search, it is important to understand when query Operators first start matching Tweet JSON attributes.

12 June 2017


Historical PowerTrack API - metadata and filtering timeline

When using Historical PowerTrack, it is important to understand when PowerTrack Operators first start matching Tweet JSON attributes.

02 June 2017


Tweet Metadata Timeline

The evolution of Twitter and its Tweet JSON metadata, and how that affects finding your historical signal of interest.

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