Learning R with Twitter API

During my time at the university I mostly worked with SAS. However, since then R has made a rapid development and I decided to learn R using the free e-book “An Introduction to Data Science” by Jeffrey Stanton. The power of R with all the available packages is amazing. Among others I learned how to extract tweets from Twitter with a given hashtag and make a wordcloud out of all these tweets. Examples below:

Wordcloud for #statistics

Wordcloud for #statistics

Wordcloude for #bigdata

Wordcloude for #bigdata


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