How to Mine Twitter for Targeted Information with Twint

Open-source intelligence researchers and hackers alike love social media for reconnaissance. Websites like Twitter offer vast, searchable databases updated in real time by millions of users, but it can be incredibly time-consuming to sift through manually. Thankfully, tools like Twint can crawl through years of Twitter data to dig up any information with a single terminal command. With researchers continually looking for new databases to plunder for juicy pieces of information, Twitter represents a wild mix of primary source information and misleading rumors. While Twitter is often discounted... more

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