A twitter bot written in python. which searchs for a particular keyword and retweets it
Install the dependencies:
HTTPLib2 (installed along with oauth2 if you use setuptools) http://code.google.com/p/httplib2/
Python-twitter library from: http://code.google.com/p/python-twitter/
Create a twitter account
- Go to https://dev.twitter.com/apps/new and log in
- Supply the necessary required fields, accept the TOS, and solve the CAPTCHA.
- Submit the form
- Copy the consumer key (API key) and consumer secret from the screen into hkbbot.py
- Ensure that your application is configured correctly with the permission level (read-write-with-direct messages/read-write)
- On the application's detail page, invoke the "Your access token" feature to automatically negotiate the access token at the permission level you need.
- Copy the indicated access token and access token secret from the screen into hkbbot.py
- change the search text by providing it to the SEARCH variable
$ python hkbbot.py