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Building a Twitter Metadata Scraper: Learnings from Working with a New Twitter API


BuzzFeed identified a need for Twitter to scrape our metadata more frequently, and worked with Twitter to build a new API that is currently in beta testing. In this talk I will go through the process of building a "Twitter Scraper" that accesses this new API. I will highlight various challenges encountered along the way, and show how I ultimately solved these problems.


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