Tag Archive for Gnip

Twitter Introduces Data Grants

Last week, Raffi Krikorian of Twitter announced that Twitter is “introducing a pilot project we’re calling Twitter Data Grants, through which we’ll give a handful of research institutions access to our public and historical data.”

Every Tweet Available to Search, Analyze & Compare


by Angela Guess Jolie O’Dell of VentureBeat reports that Gnip has launched Historical PowerTrack for Twitter, a product “which will give developers the ability to search, find, analyze, and compare all the tweets ever written, even ones written before the developer in question started scraping Twitter. It’s the same level of access the Library of Congress…

How Gnip Handles Twitter’s Fire Hose of Real-Time Data


by Angela Guess A recent interview with Gnip CEO Jud Valeski discusses the challenges Gnip faces as the official commercial provider of the Twitter activity stream, a stream that produces about 155 million tweets a day. When asked about the architectural challenges of running all of that real-time data through the internet, Valeski responded, “The…