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A dumb little script to analyze your twitter followers.
#!/usr/bin/ruby
require 'rubygems'
require 'net/http'
require 'hpricot'
class Twitter
def initialize(username, password)
@http = Net::HTTP.start('twitter.com')
@username = username
@password = password
end
def _get_doc_for_url(url)
url = URI.parse(url)
req = Net::HTTP::Get.new(url.request_uri)
req.basic_auth(@username, @password)
res = @http.request(req)
return Hpricot.XML(res.body)
end
def followers(page=1)
url = "http://twitter.com/statuses/followers.xml?page=#{page}"
doc = self._get_doc_for_url(url)
followers = doc.search("users user").map { |u| u.at("screen_name").inner_text }
if followers.length == 100
followers += self.followers(page+1)
end
return followers
end
def friends(page=1)
url = "http://twitter.com/statuses/friends.xml?page=#{page}"
doc = self._get_doc_for_url(url)
friends = doc.search("users user").map { |u| u.at("screen_name").inner_text }
if friends.length == 100
friends += self.friends(page+1)
end
return friends
end
def repliers(page=1)
return [] if page > 5
url = "http://twitter.com/statuses/replies.xml?page=#{page}"
doc = self._get_doc_for_url(url)
repliers = doc.search("statuses status user").map { |u| u.at("screen_name").inner_text }
if repliers.length == 20
repliers += self.repliers(page+1)
end
return repliers
end
end
f = Twitter.new("your username", "your password")
followers = f.followers
friends = f.friends
repliers = f.repliers
unreciprocated = friends - followers
groupies = followers - friends
tentative_unrepentant_unreciprocators = unreciprocated - repliers
unreciprocated_but_thinking_of_you = repliers & unreciprocated
puts "UNRECIPROCATED"
puts "--------------"
p unreciprocated
puts "\n"
puts "TENTATIVE UNREPENTANT UNRECIPROCATORS"
puts "-------------------------------------"
p tentative_unrepentant_unreciprocators
puts "\n"
puts "UNRECIPROCATED BUT THINKING OF YOU"
puts "----------------------------------"
p unreciprocated_but_thinking_of_you
puts "\n"
puts "GROUPIES"
puts "--------"
p groupies
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