Command Line tool to browse Twitter Users
Python script, tested for Python 2.7 and Python 3.0 and later
Partially adapted from application_only_auth.py https://github.com/pabluk/twitter-application-only-auth by Pablo Seminario Rafael Reimberg Chris Hawkins
At the comand line execute:
python twitter_users.py -h
to get the following usage notes:
usage: twitter_users.py [-h] [-v] -u USER [-r] Browse Twitter Users. optional arguments: -h, --help show this help message and exit -v, --verbose Increase output verbosity -u USER, --user USER User to work on -r, --rate Maximun rate of query
Get your Twitter keys to autenticate
In order to use the script you have to obtain keys from Twitter.
Go to "Twitter Application Management" at https://apps.twitter.com/
Sign in and follow instructions to accreditate your APP.
Modify the scrpit with the keys you obtained:
CONSUMER_KEY = 'PUT_HERE_YOUR_CONSUMER_KEY' CONSUMER_SECRET = 'PUT_HERE_YOUR_CONSUMER_SECRET'
The tool, by means of Twitter REST API, gets Followers and Friends of a given user. it provides the New followers and the Lost followers since the previous run.
It gives also the Not Following Friends: the Friends not following the given user.
Tot: 520 follower. New follower: 10 Lost follower: 1 Unchanged follower: 509 Tot: 795 friends. Friends not following: 355
In verbose mode, the tool gives the lists of New Followers, of Lost Followers and Not Following Friends.