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#Iteration 5
# Once we have pulled our array of followers from Twitter, we can push the data through another API to grab some data. Lets tap into a site that scores the influence of one's social media presence- to see which of our followers are the most infleuncial
#Step 0: requirements
# This iteration requires a rubygem- 'klout' along with an API key
require 'klout'
@k ='w7cd26nt27pzgy4gj7waruw2') #, {:format => 'xml', :secure => true})
#step 1- Klout around
# lets loop through our list of friends to find everyone's klout score. create a hash to store this information.
# for your friend list from iteration 2, take each user name and apply the method 'klout' to retreive the klout score
# you'll notice when we run @k.klout(friend), score comes back in an odd format
#heres what we get back:
# {"status"=>200, "users"=>[{"twitter_screen_name"=>"mikec", "kscore"=>48.38}]}
#whoah! Lets break this down. This element is a hash with 2 keys: 'status' and 'users'
# the key to users holds our data, so we apply ["users"] to extract it but you'll notice it is a array of hashes(with only one element)
# apply [0] to grab the first (and only) hash in that array. Now we can apply ["kscore"] to grab the score
# each score (the hash's value) is put into an array with its corresponding user name (the hash's key)
def klout_around
@klouthash =
friends = @client.friends
#make a manual array to test this out
#friends= ["mikec","melanieeeg"]
friends.each do |friend|
@klouthash[friend] = @k.klout(friend)["users"][0]["kscore"]
# step 2- printing and sorting
# now lets try to take a look at the user names in an order where we can see who is the most influencial
# Lets take our hash and sort it by the value. note we must do this in reverse so the highest scores are printed first
def print_klouts
@klouthash = @klouthash.sort_by {|key, value| value}.reverse
@klouthash.each{|key, value| puts "#{key} has a clout score #{value}"}
# step 3- set a threshold
#great! now lets let the user set a threshold to determine what should be deemed 'popular'
#first we run our 'klout_around' method to take everyones klout score
# prompt the user to input a threshold number.
# next, take each user name and test if their score is above that threshold. If it is, lets put in in out newly created hash, '@popularkids'
#finally loop through each user in @popularkids and print it's value
def find_poppies
puts "enter a min klout score to judge popularity"
minscore = gets.to_i
@popularkids =
@klouthash.each do |key, value|
if value > minscore
@popularkids[key] = value
@popularkids.each{|key, value| puts "#{key} is popular with a #{value}"}
#step 4- spam the influencers!
#ok, now we've identified who we consider to be influencial. What should we do next.... SPAM them
# first, lets run 'find_poppies' to see who is influencial
# next, print the number of 'popular' followers to the user and ask them if they'd like to spam them
#if they do, ask what message should be sent
#then for each follower, send them the message
def spam_populars
puts "you follow #{@popularkids.length} popular kids. type 'yes' to spam them?"
answer = gets.chomp
if answer == "yes"
puts "what do you want to spam them with?"
message = gets.chomp
@popularkids.each do |follower|
follower = follower[0]
dm(follower, message)
"you are kind"