This website contains links to materials for the DemoPop workshop given (remotely) at Cedeplar in April 2022.
Set-up and intro
If you want to follow along during the workshop, you will need to get a Twitter account. This is required to authenticate your requests for Twitter data. If you don’t already have an account, you can sign up here: https://twitter.com/.
This R script covers the main things you need, which may be useful to run as a check: 0_setup.R.
Module 1: Extracting Twitter data
Intro to extracting data from Twitter using the
RMarkdown file is here.
Module 2: Text analysis on Demography articles
Intro to webscraping using
rvest and text analysis using
Rmarkdown file is here.