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import tweepy #https://github.com/tweepy/tweepy
import csv
import sys
from urllib.request import urlopen
#Twitter API credentials
consumer_key = ""
consumer_secret = ""
access_key = ""
access_secret = ""
def redirect(url):
page = urlopen(url)
return page.geturl()
def get_all_tweets(screen_name):
#Twitter only allows access to a users most recent 3240 tweets with this method
#authorize twitter, initialize tweepy
auth = tweepy.OAuthHandler(consumer_key, consumer_secret)
auth.set_access_token(access_key, access_secret)
api = tweepy.API(auth)
#initialize a list to hold all the tweepy Tweets
alltweets = []
#make initial request for most recent tweets (200 is the maximum allowed count)
new_tweets = api.user_timeline(screen_name = screen_name,count=1, tweet_mode='extended')
#save most recent tweets
alltweets.extend(new_tweets)
#save the id of the oldest tweet less one
oldest = alltweets[-1].id - 1
#keep grabbing tweets until there are no tweets left to grab
while len(new_tweets) > 0:
print ("getting tweets before %s" % (oldest))
#all subsequent requests use the max_id param to prevent duplicates
new_tweets = api.user_timeline(screen_name = screen_name,count=200,max_id=oldest, tweet_mode='extended')
#save most recent tweets
alltweets.extend(new_tweets)
#update the id of the oldest tweet less one
oldest = alltweets[-1].id - 1
print ("...%s tweets downloaded so far" % (len(alltweets)))
#go through all found tweets and remove the ones with no images
outtweets = [] #initialize master list to hold our ready tweets
for tweet in alltweets:
#not all tweets will have media url, so lets skip them
try:
print (tweet.entities['hashtags'], tweet.entities['media'][0]['media_url'])
except (NameError, KeyError):
#we dont want to have any entries without the media_url so lets do nothing
pass
else:
#got media_url - means add it to the output
outtweets.append([tweet.id_str, tweet.created_at, tweet.full_text.encode("utf-8"), tweet.entities['hashtags'], tweet.entities['media'][0]['media_url']])
#write the csv
with open('%s_tweets.csv' % screen_name, 'w') as f:
writer = csv.writer(f)
writer.writerow(["id","created_at","text","hashtags", "media_url"])
writer.writerows(outtweets)
pass
if __name__ == '__main__':
#pass in the username of the account you want to download
usernames = ["JLo", "ABC"]
for x in usernames:
get_all_tweets(x)
# get_all_tweets("JLo")
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