Analysis of social media messages
Software behind the web server twiqs.nl, which has provided free access to statistics about Dutch tweets since 2010
Many researchers want to analyse tweets but find it to collect large numbers of messages and analyze these. The website twiqs.nl was created to support research based on Dutch tweets. The websites offers a search function that can be applied to tweets dating back to 2010. Twitter does not allow the text of tweets to be offered as a download. Instead the website offers summaries of the tweets in graphs, on maps, word clouds and pie diagrams. Since it creation in 2012, the website has been used by many researchers and common people to test ideas about word usage in Dutch tweets.
This software package contains the software used by the website twiqs.nl.
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