2013 Top 4 Deep Web University Post Countdown: Twitter Firehose vs. Twitter API

Top post #3 was announced last week so now it is time for #2 in our post countdown of the top 4 Deep Web University posts of 2013.

Top post #2 is Twitter Firehose vs. Twitter API: What’s the Difference and Why Should You Care?

Number Two ImagePosted on June 25, 2013, this post explains the options for accessing tweets from Twitter and the critical differences between them. It covers:

  • What an API is
  • The difference between the Twitter Firehose, the Twitter Search API, and the Twitter Streaming API
  • How these differences critically impact users
  • One solution for accessing the Twitter Firehose

Read it here:

Top 2013 Post #2

Catch up on the others before we announce #1 next week:

Top 2013 Post #3: Understanding the Deep Web in 10 Minutes

Top 2013 Post #4: Google Search vs. Deep Web Harvesting – Questions Answered



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