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How to get Twitter Data into KNIME

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Palladian offers a node (the webSearcher node) which is able to connect to the twitter API, however, you need to register to the Twitter Dev Page before.

After installing the Palladian KNIME Extension follow these installation steps :

  1. Sign up for a Twitter account.
  2. Log in to Twitter Developers
  3. Go to My Applications
  4. Create a new application
  5. On the application page, click the 'Create my access token' button, wait some seconds and refresh the page
  6. Enter the following data in the KNIME settings: Consumer key, Consumer secret, Access token, Access token secret (in KNIME under Settings > KNIME > Palladian Web Searcher).

qqilihq prodivided a worklfow which then should get you some Twitter data to get you started http://tech.knime.org/files/twittersearcherexample.zip