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# read in last 3K tweets
dumpmon <- read.csv("dumpmon.csv", stringsAsFactors=FALSE)
# only leave yyyy-mm-dd so we can aggregate by day
dumpmon$ <- gsub(" .*$", "", dumpmon$
# extract data from tweet using str_extract() to find the patterns we want
# and then gsub() to just give us the values
dumpmon$emails <- as.numeric(gsub("Emails: ", "",
str_extract(dumpmon$Text, "Emails: [0-9]+")))
dumpmon$keywords <- as.numeric(gsub("Keywords: ", "",
str_extract(dumpmon$Text, "Keywords: [0-9\\.]+")))
dumpmon$hashes <- as.numeric(gsub("Hashes: ", "",
str_extract(dumpmon$Text, "Hashes: [0-9]+")))
# the previous extracts will produce NAs where there were no values,
# so we need to turn those NAs to 0 for our calculations
dumpmon[] <- 0
# aggregate records & leaks via the plyr count() function
emails.agg <- count(dumpmon, c(""), "emails")
hashes.agg <- count(dumpmon, c(""), "hashes")
# where the previous aggregations countd a particular value
# this one just counts total tweets per day
dump.count <- count(dumpmon, c(""))
# first convert the date string to an actual Date object
emails.agg$ <- as.Date(emails.agg$
hashes.agg$ <- as.Date(hashes.agg$
dump.count$ <- as.Date(dump.count$
# create a new data frame that is just a sequence of all the
# days so we can fill in missing time series dates (if any)
# for that we'll need the min & max date from the tweet extract <- min(emails.agg$, hashes.agg$, dump.count$ <- max(emails.agg$, hashes.agg$, dump.count$
all.days <- data.frame(,, "days"))
# now do the time series fill for each of the previous aggregations
emails.agg <- merge(emails.agg, all.days, all=TRUE)
colnames(emails.agg) <- c("Date", "Emails")
hashes.agg <- merge(hashes.agg, all.days, all=TRUE)
colnames(hashes.agg) <- c("Date", "Hashes")
dump.count <- merge(dump.count, all.days, all=TRUE)
colnames(dump.count) <- c("Date", "DumpCount")
# and turn NAs to 0 (again)
emails.agg[] <- 0
hashes.agg[] <- 0
dump.count[] <- 0
# compute time series diff()'s (give us a feel for change between days
emails.diff <- emails.agg
emails.diff$Emails <- c(0, diff(emails.diff$Emails))
colnames(emails.diff) <- c("Date", "EmailsDiff")
hashes.diff <- hashes.agg
hashes.diff$Hashes <- c(0, diff(hashes.diff$Hashes))
colnames(hashes.diff) <- c("Date", "HashesDiff")
dump.count.diff <- dump.count
dump.count.diff$DumpCount <- c(0, diff(dump.count.diff$DumpCount))
colnames(dump.count.diff) <- c("Date", "DumpCountDiff")
# now buld new data frame for 'melting'
# we're doing scaling of the diff() deltas to see how
# "out of norm" they are. We could just plot the raw values
# but this scaling might let us see if a particular day was
# out of the ordinary and worth poking at more
dumps <- data.frame(Date=emails.agg$Date,
# 'melting' is just turning the data from wide to long
# since we want to use the individual columns as facets for our plot
dumps.melted <- melt(dumps, id.vars=c("Date"))
# setup a substitution list for prettier facet labels
facet_names <- list(
'Emails'="Emails Daily Raw Count",
'EmailsDiff'="Emails Daily Change (Diff+Scaled)",
'Hashes'="Hashes Daily Raw Count",
'HashesDiff'="Hashes Daily Change (Diff+Scaled)",
'DumpCount'="# Dumps/Day Raw Count",
'DumpCountDiff'="# Dumps/Day Change (Diff+Scaled)"
# this will do the actual substitution. it's a good pattern to follow
# since facet_grid() actually as a 'labeller' parameter.
facet_labeller <- function(value) {
# but, facet_wrap() (which we're using) does not have a 'labeller'
# parameter, so we just munge the data directly
dumps.melted$variable <- facet_labeller(dumps.melted$variable)
# and then produce the final plot. Note that we are using
# free scales, so each chart stand on it's own value-wise, but we
# group the diff/scaled ones together via the ncol=2 parameter
gg <- ggplot(dumps.melted, aes(x=Date))
gg <- gg + geom_line(aes(y=value, color=variable), alpha=0.65)
gg <- gg + geom_point(aes(y=value, color=variable), size=2, alpha=0.5)
gg <- gg + facet_wrap(~variable, scales="free_y", ncol=2)
gg <- gg + labs(x="", y="", title=sprintf("@dumpmon Statistics as of %s",format(Sys.time(), "%Y-%m-%d")))
gg <- gg + scale_color_manual(values=c("#0074d9", "#0074d9", "#2ecc40", "#2ecc40", "#FF851B", "#FF851B"))
gg <- gg + theme_bw()
gg <- gg + theme(legend.position="none")
gg <- gg + theme(plot.title=element_text(face="bold", size=13))
gg <- gg + theme(strip.background=element_blank())
gg <- gg + theme(strip.text=element_text(face="bold", size=11))
# save it out for posterity
ggsave(filename="dumpmon.svg", plot=gg, width=9, height=7)
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