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Twinger

The application is a daemon that speaks a subset of the finger user information protocol and returns information about Twitter users.

Usage

  1. Get a Twitter API Key

  2. Clone the repo

    git clone https://github.com/jpignata/twinger.git
  3. Build the project

    make
  4. Run it

      CONSUMER_KEY=yourconsumerkey \
      CONSUMER_SECRET=yourconsumersecret \
      ACCESS_TOKEN=youraccesstoken \
      ACCESS_TOKEN_SECRET=youraccesstokensecret sudo ./twinger
  5. lol

    $ finger washingtonpost@localhost
    [localhost]
    Trying 127.0.0.1...
    Login: washingtonpost                    Name: The Washington Post
    Location: Washington, DC                 URL: http://t.co/Hq7hTYkOPg
    Description: Breaking news, analysis, and opinion. Founded in 1877. Our staff on Twitter: https://t.co/VV0UBAMHg8
    Last tweet Fri May 17 17:45:36 +0000 2019 from SocialFlow
    Plan: Analysis: Florida lawmakers rail against FBI for secrecy on voter breaches https://t.co/EgWZFFXmyu
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