Workshop: Collecting Social Media Data

* Please note that this course will proceed with attendees taking part remotely.

Please book your place by Mon 8 June - an email will be sent on this date providing details of setup requirements and relevant links for taking part in the course. *

This workshop will guide you through the process of obtaining social media data online. Participants will be introduced to using 'Facepager' for obtaining Facebook data (subject to availability), and the 'TwitteR' R package for obtaining Twitter data.

The workshop is aimed at postgraduate students and staff in social science or humanities who have limited experience in programming but want to learn the fundamental skills to start harvesting social media data. 

Requirements in advance of the workshop:

Download and install the following (all downloads are free):