I am in the same boat as you.  I am currently using the APIs that
Twitter offers to gather data.  However, the more data I have access
to, the fewer assumptions I have to make and the better my results.
Twitter is very popular though and access to their data from 3rd
parties consumes a lot of computing power on their part.  Just keep
that in mind!  Feel free to contact me if you have any specific


On Oct 14, 12:39 pm, Atul Kulkarni <> wrote:
> Hi All,
> I am curious if there is any Twitter data set already available for research
> or academia? If it is already not there then can one crawl through the users
> and build one and release it to the research community without any charge?
> What would be Twitter's official policy on this?
> I am sure there will be a lot of interest in academia from the Linguistics
> perspective and Machine Learning perspective. These questions are just out
> of curiosity and feasibility study types.
> --
> Regards,
> Atul<>

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