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'''
Twitter Stream Listener
'''
# tweepy setup
import time
from tweepy import Stream
from tweepy import OAuthHandler
from tweepy.streaming import StreamListener
import io
import os
import json
# twitter OAuth
ckey = '*CONSUMER KEY*'
consumer_secret = '*CONSUMER SECRET*'
access_token_key = '*ACCESS TOKEN*'
access_token_secret = '*ACCESS SECRET*'
#Listener Class Override
class listener(StreamListener):
def __init__(self, start_time, time_limit=60):
self.time = start_time
self.limit = time_limit
def on_data(self, data):
while (time.time() - self.time) < self.limit:
try:
saveFile = open('raw_tweets_old.json', 'a')
saveFile.write(data)
saveFile.write('\n')
saveFile.close()
return True
except BaseException, e:
print 'failed ondata,', str(e)
time.sleep(5)
pass
exit()
def on_error(self, status):
print status
def on_disconnect(self, notice):
print 'bye'
#Beginning of the specific code
start_time = time.time() #grabs the system time
keyword_list = ['emoji'] #track list
auth = OAuthHandler(ckey, consumer_secret) #OAuth object
auth.set_access_token(access_token_key, access_token_secret)
twitterStream = Stream(auth, listener(start_time, time_limit=200)) #initialize Stream object with a time out limit
twitterStream.filter(track=keyword_list, languages=['en']) #call the filter method to run the Stream Listener