Collecting Twitter Data

Method for retrieving tweets using the rtweet package.

Thierry Warin (SKEMA Business School (Raleigh, NC))

By using SKEMA Quantum Studio framework (Warin 2019), this course will teach you how to collect tweets.

Course objectives

This course will teach you how to:

Course plan

1. Twitter developer account

Signing up for a twitter developper account.

2. Twitter App

Creating a twitter app.

3. Access Tokens

Obtaining and using access tokens.

4. Collecting Twitter Data

Collecting Twitter Data using the rtweet package.


Warin, Thierry. 2019. “SKEMA Quantum Studio: A Technological Framework for Data Science in Higher Education.”


For attribution, please cite this work as

Warin (2020, March 31). Virtual Campus: Collecting Twitter Data. Retrieved from

BibTeX citation

  author = {Warin, Thierry},
  title = {Virtual Campus: Collecting Twitter Data},
  url = {},
  year = {2020}