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Push Twitter into a Tableau Data Extract
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Twitter -> Tableau

A script to pull tweets out of twitter and push them into a Tableau Data Extract (.tde) file.

Give it a term to search for and it will grab tweets as they fly by: image

For each tweet this data will be captured:

  • tweet text
  • sentiment (using TextBlob to calculate a value between -1 and 1)
  • username
  • language of tweet
  • country
  • time stamp of tweet creation
  • latitude and longitude (if available)
  • platform used to send tweet from

Written by Eric Hannell (@erichannell)

This is free and available for anyone to use and modify.

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