May 17, 2022

“Using Twitter as a Data Source: An Overview of Current Social Media Research Tools”

Hat Tip and Thank You to Sheila Webber from the InfoLiteracy Weblog for alerting us to the following item.

From The Impact Blog (London School of Economics and Politics):

The popularity of social media sites and the ease at which its data is available means these platforms are increasingly becoming primary sources for social research. Wasim Ahmed presents a quick look at some of the tools available to social scientists for analysing social media data and also reflects on the limitations of the platforms and the methods used for this type of research.

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Also by Wasim Ahmed: “Metadata Across Twitter Tools”

About Gary Price

Gary Price ( is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.