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Twitter Search Data Function for Spotfire® 1.0.0

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Spotfire data function for returning Twitter tweeds.


This function returns up to 900 tweets every 15 minutes for the free tier of Twitter Developer. More tweets may be retrieved with a paid account. Written in R. Packages required: twitteR.


Installing the data function

Follow the online guide available here to register a data function in Spotfire.


Configuring the data function

Each data function may require inputs from the Spotfire analysis and will return outputs to the Spotfire analysis. For each data function, these need to be configured once the data function is registered. To learn about how to configure data functions in Spotfire please view this video:

For more information on Spotfire visit the Spotfire training page.


Data function library

There exists a large number of data functions covering various features. Feel free to review what is available on the Data Function Library.

Initial Release (version 1.0.0)

Published: January 2023

Initial release includes:

  • Data function
  • Documentation
  • License information

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