[CITASA] Text mining Fcaebook data

Steven Corman steve.corman at asu.edu
Tue May 5 08:17:49 EDT 2015


It is difficult because of limitations Facebook places on its API, namely that you can only retrieve data from the friends of the person logged in.  There is a plugin for NodeXL<http://nodexl.codeplex.com/> that allows you to do that, and I suppose you could have some sort of procedure where participants come to a lab and log in to have their data downloaded.  I can't remember how much of the text content that app retrieves, though.  It's mainly for network analysis.

Steve

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From: CITASA [mailto:citasa-bounces at list.citasa.org] On Behalf Of Alladi Venkatesh
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Subject: [CITASA] Text mining Fcaebook data

Can anybody shed light and provide any source(s) on Text mining Facebook data? Emphasis: Facebook

Thank you.

Alladi Venkatesh
Professor
The Paul Merage School of Business
University of California
Irvine CA 92697
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