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Twitter Archiving Google Spreadsheet TAGS v3 JISC CETIS MASHe

Twitter Archiving Google Spreadsheet TAGS v3 JISC CETIS MASHe
Important: Changes to Twitter API Because Twitter are making changes to their API this version of TAGS will stop working in March 2013. TAGSv5.0 is compatible with the new API and you should get it here! For existing TAGS users: What will happen to my existing TAGS sheets? When Twitter turn off the old API (test outages this March) all authenticated and unauthenticated search requests will stop working. How do I upgrade my existing version of TAGS? As I can’t push an update to existing copies of TAGS you’ll have to manually update by opening your spreadsheet, then opening Tools > Script editor… and replacing the section of code that starts function getTweets() { and finishes 134 lines later (possiblly with the line function twDate(aDate){ ) with the code here. To support my research in Twitter community visualisation I’ve updated my Twitter Archiving Google Spreadsheet (TAGS) [formerly called twitteralytics – I pre-emptively changed the name to play nice with Twitter ToS]. Basic setup/use

HOW TO: Archive Twitter Search Results in a Google Spreadsheet (and Analyze Them!) - YouMoz I find Twitter the most essential social media tool for Internet Marketers on many levels, mainly because of its search API. Unlike Facebook's and Google Plus's non-existent search options, Twitter makes it easy to go through the huge amounts of updates being published every minute and find those which are relevant (and important) to your brand. Twitter search is priceless for various tasks: Track updates from any niche conference or event (through the official hashtag). In this particular case, archiving is very essential because your archive will let you find testimonials for your next event or quotes for your event coverage, etc. The free Google Spreadsheet I am reviewing in this article can help you with all the above tasks: it collects tweets, archives them and lets you analyze them! Twitter Archive in Google Docs: Setting Up Twitter Archive is not that easy to set up, but it has some awesome functionality. Here's how I got it started: You'll love it! But wait! 1. 2.

Datawrapper JavaScript and ActionScript Data Visualization Libaries & Toolkits - Alan Greenblatt Andy Trice recently forwarded me this link: a great site which showcases the current state of many visualization toolkits & frameworks. Upon investigation though, it looks like this is a mix of JavaScript & ActionScript libraries, applications for creation of data visualizations and generic helper tools. Navigating through the list seemed a tricky for the average developer. As well, there was a bunch of libraries I knew about that I didn’t see listed. The list will obviously change as new libaries are developed and old ones go by the wayside. Before we go into the list though, first, I highly recommend taking a look at Andy Trice’s post: Data Visualization with Web Standards It’s a beautiful article describing how you can build compelling data visualizations using only HTML, CSS and JavaScript. Libaries for JavaScript Development Libraries for Flash Development Applications and Development Environments (Web & Desktop)

Twitter project: Library of Congress to archive EVERY tweet ever made By Daily Mail Reporter Updated: 07:33 GMT, 8 December 2011 Billions of tweets will be archived, including the very first - sent by Twitter co-founder, Jack Dorsey If you were thinking that tweet you just sent would soon disappear into the ether, you couldn't be more wrong. It will soon be stored alongside Thomas Jefferson's draft of the American Declaration of Independence and a Gutenberg Bible. That's because every public tweet sent since Twitter was launched five-and-a-half years ago is to be be archived by America's national library. The Library of Congress announced the deal with Twitter last year, but yesterday its digital initiatives manager shone more light on the project. 'We have an agreement with Twitter where they have a bunch of servers with their historic archive of tweets, everything that was sent out and declared to be public,' said Bill Lefurgy when he appeared on Federal News Radio's Federal Drive show yesterday. Innovative: The first-ever Tweet was sent on March 21 2006

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Out of Sight, Out of Mind: A visualization of drone strikes in Pakistan since 2004 That plan to archive every tweet in the Library of Congress? Definitely still happening A little more than two years ago, the Library of Congress announced it would preserve every public tweet, ever, for future generations. That’s right. Every public tweet, ever, since Twitter’s inception in March 2006, will be archived digitally at the Library of Congress. That’s a LOT of tweets, by the way: Twitter processes more than 50 million tweets every day, with the total numbering in the billions. Fifty million tweets a day. We hadn’t heard about this project in some time. False, said Library spokeswoman Jennifer Gavin; the project is very much still happening. “The process of how to serve it out to researchers is still being worked out, but we’re getting a lot of closer,” Gavin told me. The Library first revealed its plans in a tweet on April 14, 2010, but apparently that was before sorting out with Twitter the logistics of acquiring all that data. “We began receiving the material, portions of it, last year. The challenge now is finding ways to refine the raw data in useful ways.

Five Useful Things You Can Do With Adobe Reflow Right Now Edge Reflow is a relatively new program from Adobe, having been announced in 2012 and released in February 2013, with the elevator pitch of enabling you to "Design the responsive web" and "Create beautiful responsive designs". The tricky part is that right now you can't actually use it directly to create responsive websites, only responsive designs. This means you can open up Reflow and use its visual design interface to create fully functioning design prototypes, with color schemes, layouts, form elements, links and text content in place. However, at the moment that's as far as you can get. For some designers this is just fine; creating a functional prototype which clients can green light is an integral part of their process. There is some talk of full export tools being added at an indefinite point in the future, but then other talk says Reflow will only ever be a design tool and will never incorporate a workflow for complete site creation. Then draw out a text box onto the canvas:

Data visualized: The world’s refugees over four decades To spend just a few minutes experiencing the newly created online data visualization The Refugee Project is to start to comprehend just how enormous, complex, and problematic the ebb and flow of the world’s millions of refugees has been over the past almost half century. That’s the unique power of data visualization, which is an emerging way for designers, developers, media companies and organizations to tell complex and data-rich stories visually. Developed by design firm Hyperakt and designer Ekene Ijeoma, The Refugee Project takes close to forty years worth of refugee data from The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, as well as world population data from the U.N, and overlays it on an interactive map. The team also mixed in narratives from about 80 individual refugee conflicts (from Rwanda to Afghanistan), and set the whole thing on a yearly timeline. A screenshot of The Refugee Project Data storytelling The Visualized Conference next month in New York

How to archive your tweets on Twitter to Google Docs, Evernote and others There’s no doubting Twitter’s role as one of the most important communication engines of our time, yet the service offers sub-standard search and no method by which its 140 million plus users can access their archived tweets (save for knowing a tweet’s exact URL). Several third-party services exist that allow Twitter users to “push” their own tweets to other services like Dropbox or Evernote for archival purposes using Twitter’s condensing API – for now. Tomorrow, one of the most used services for archiving tweets, IFTTT, among other uses, will no longer offer Twitter ‘triggers’ that push tweets to other places around the web. IFTTT’s CEO Linden Tibbets stated that the removal of this functionality comes as a direct result of recent changes to Twitter’s API and stricter enforcement of its developer recommendations-turned-rules. With IFTTT no longer available for the task as of tomorrow, we’ve been searching for some great Twitter archiving alternatives. Create a free Zapier account Finish

What & Why of Usability Home > What & Why of Usability UX Discipline (11) User experience (UX) focuses on having a deep understanding of users, what they need, what they value, their abilities, and also their limitations. Web analytics is the collection, reporting, and analysis of website data. UX Overview (3) Is including user experience in project development worth the time and resources? Government agencies provide vital information and services that affect people’s daily lives.