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Open Data Day 2018 Tweets

The 7th International Open Data Day was marked on March 3, 2018. On the day, people used the #opendataday and #odd18 hashtags to share insights from over 400 community events.


The data was obtained on March 7, 2018 from two hashtags on Twitter: #opendataday and #odd18.

This data package contains a stripped-down version of the tweets data, in line with Twitter's Developer Policy. Other resources included herein:

  • a datapackage.json file with schema and metadata
  • an R script used to mine Open Data Day tweets via the Twitter Search API
  • a simple map generated from the analysis of tweets with geotagged information


To obtain / update the data, you'll need

Run scripts/opendataday.R to obtain your own copy of the data and read the blog post detailing the data collection, analysis and publishing process for this data package here.


The data is licensed under Twitter's Developer Policy. Everything else is licensed under the CC0 Public Domain Waiver.