October 17, 2017

Datasets: University of North Texas Digital Library Adds Hurricane Harvey Twitter Dataset (7 Million Tweets)

From the University of North Texas Digital Library:

This dataset contains Twitter JSON data for Tweets related to Hurricane Harvey and the subsequent flooding along the Texas gulf region. This dataset was created using the twarc package that makes use of Twitter’s search API.

A total of 7,041,866 Tweets make up the combined dataset. Collected between August 18, 2017 and September 22, 2017.

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