build_query {academictwitteR}R Documentation

Build tweet query

Description

Build tweet query according to targeted parameters.

Usage

build_query(
  query = NULL,
  users = NULL,
  reply_to = NULL,
  retweets_of = NULL,
  exclude = NULL,
  is_retweet = NULL,
  is_reply = NULL,
  is_quote = NULL,
  is_verified = NULL,
  remove_promoted = FALSE,
  has_hashtags = NULL,
  has_cashtags = NULL,
  has_links = NULL,
  has_mentions = NULL,
  has_media = NULL,
  has_images = NULL,
  has_videos = NULL,
  has_geo = NULL,
  place = NULL,
  country = NULL,
  point_radius = NULL,
  bbox = NULL,
  lang = NULL,
  conversation_id = NULL,
  url = NULL
)

Arguments

query

string or character vector, search query or queries

users

string or character vector, user handles to collect tweets from the specified users

reply_to

string or character vector, user handles to collect replies to the specified users

retweets_of

string or character vector, user handles to collects retweets of tweets by the specified users

exclude

string or character vector, tweets containing the keyword(s) will be excluded

is_retweet

If TRUE, only retweets will be returned; if FALSE, retweets will be excluded; if NULL, both retweets and other tweet types will be returned.

is_reply

If TRUE, only replies will be returned; if FALSE, replies will be excluded; if NULL, both replies and other tweet types will be returned.

is_quote

If TRUE, only quote tweets will be returned; if FALSE, quote tweets will be excluded; if NULL, both quote tweets and other tweet types will be returned.

is_verified

If TRUE, only tweets from verified accounts will be returned; if FALSE, tweets from verified accounts will be excluded; if NULL, both verified account tweets and tweets from non-verified accounts will be returned.

remove_promoted

If TRUE, tweets created for promotion only on ads.twitter.com are removed

has_hashtags

If TRUE, only tweets containing hashtags will be returned; if FALSE, tweets containing hashtags will be excluded; if NULL, both tweets containing hashtags and tweets without hashtags will be returned.

has_cashtags

If TRUE, only tweets containing cashtags will be returned; if FALSE, tweets containing cashtags will be excluded; if NULL, both tweets containing cashtags and tweets without cashtags will be returned.

has_links

If TRUE, only tweets containing links (and media) will be returned; if FALSE, tweets containing links (and media) will be excluded; if NULL, both tweets containing links (and media) and tweets without links (and media) will be returned.

has_mentions

If TRUE, only tweets containing mentions will be returned; if FALSE, tweets containing mentions will be excluded; if NULL, both tweets containing mentions and tweets without mentions will be returned.

has_media

If TRUE, only tweets containing media such as a photo, GIF, or video (as determined by Twitter) will be returned will be returned; if FALSE, tweets containing media will be excluded; if NULL, both tweets containing media and tweets without media will be returned.

has_images

If TRUE, only tweets containing (recognized URLs to) images will be returned will be returned will be returned; if FALSE, tweets containing images will be excluded; if NULL, both tweets containing images and tweets without images will be returned.

has_videos

If TRUE, only tweets containing contain videos (recognized as native videos uploaded directly to Twitter) will be returned will be returned; if FALSE, tweets containing videos will be excluded; if NULL, both tweets containing videos and tweets without videos will be returned.

has_geo

If TRUE, only tweets containing geo information (Tweet-specific geolocation data provided by the Twitter user) will be returned; if FALSE, tweets containing geo information will be excluded; if NULL, both tweets containing geo information and tweets without geo information will be returned.

place

string, name of place e.g. "London"

country

string, name of country as ISO alpha-2 code e.g. "GB"

point_radius

numeric, a vector of two point coordinates latitude, longitude, and point radius distance (in miles)

bbox

numeric, a vector of four bounding box coordinates from west longitude to north latitude

lang

string, a single BCP 47 language identifier e.g. "fr"

conversation_id

string, return tweets that share the specified conversation ID

url

string, url

Details

This function is already called within the main get_all_tweets function.

It may also be called separately and the output saved as a character object query string to be input as query parameter to get_all_tweets.

Value

a query string

Examples

## Not run: 
query <- build_query(query = "happy", is_retweet = FALSE,
                     country = "US",
                     place = "seattle",
                     point_radius = c(-122.33795253639994, 47.60900846404393, 25),
                     lang = "en")
                     
query <- build_query(query = "twitter",
                     point_radius = c(-122.33795253639994, 47.60900846404393, 25),
                     lang = "en")
                     

## End(Not run)


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