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FYI: API Access to Twitter SRS Trend Data


Author: Clayton Darwin

Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics
Discourse Analysis
Text/Corpus Linguistics

FYI Body: ALL,

I'VE JUST SET UP AN API THAT ALLOWS EVERYONE ACCESS TO FREQUENCY AND
TRENDING DATA EXTRACTED FROM OUR TWITTER STRATIFIED RANDOM SAMPLE
(SEE HTTP://ILLOCUTIONINC.COM/RESEARCH). THE DATA IS UPDATED EVERY 6
HOURS, SO THE API IS ALWAYS DELIVERING CURRENT STATS.

THE LINK BELOW WILL TAKE YOU TO A PAGE WITH EXPLANATIONS AND A DEMO
APP THAT WILL ALLOW YOU TO TEST AND SEE WHAT IS RETURNED. THIS IS REALLY
THE BEST WAY TO STAY UP-TO-DATE ON THE TWITTER LEXICON AND TRENDS
(BETTER THAN THE LEXICON DOWNLOAD), AND IT IS A FANTASTIC WAY TO ADD
LINGUISTICALLY-PRINCIPLED TREND DATA TO YOUR WEB SITE. ENJOY.

LINK: HTTP://ILLOCUTIONINC.COM/SOFTWARE/UPZILLA/API.HTML