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Archive Tweets using TAGS

A library guide exploring the use of TAGS via a Google Sheet to capture recent Twitter data, and explore options for text analysis and visualizations.

What is Twitter?

What is Twitter?

  • A platform for online news and social networking.
  • Users communicate via public-facing tweets that often contain hashtags.


What is a hashtag?

  • A dynamic, user-generated metadata tag that allows users to discover messages with a specific theme or content.
  • Hashtags gained prominence on social media first via Twitter and have since spread to other platforms.
  • Hashtags allows Twitter users to identify and promote Trending Topics and facilitate research.

Twitter and Searching Twitter

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