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Last active May 27, 2020
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Collect tweet JSON for tweets that mention particular users.
#!/usr/bin/env python3
Listen for tweets mentioning particular users.
import json
import twarc
twitter = twarc.Twarc()
users = ['jack', 'yoyoel']
for tweet in twitter.filter(','.join(users)):
# if it's > 140 chars look for the users in the extended_tweet
if 'extended_tweet' in tweet:
user_mentions = tweet['extended_tweet']['entities']['user_mentions']
user_mentions = tweet['entities']['user_mentions']
found = False
for mention in user_mentions:
if mention['screen_name'].lower() in users:
found = True
if found:
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