Subscribe to a spritzer feed on the Streaming API: and you can work out your
own word frequency distribution to a rather high precision. After you have
done so, I bet you'll write your own Trending Topics algorithm. It's
physically impossible not to.

-John Kalucki
Services, Twitter Inc.

On Wed, Dec 2, 2009 at 10:33 AM, hydrodog <> wrote:

> The twitter API allows us to collect the top 10 keywords, but what we
> want is a lot of words (100,000 perhaps?)  but only once per day.
> Obviously, with a firehose, we could do the work ourselves, but it
> seems obvious that internally, such a keyword list must exist, so is
> there any chance to get it?  For any kind of research, it's very
> useful, and clearly our group is not the only one that would benefit.

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