Social Feed Manager is open source software that harvests social media data and web resources from Twitter, Tumblr, Flickr, and Sina Weibo. It empowers researchers, faculty, students, and archivists to collect, manage, and export social media data. By running Social Feed Manager on behalf of their communities, cultural heritage and research organizations can provide an innovative service.
Members of the GW community who wish to collect social media data will find more information at GW Libraries.
SFM version 2.5 focuses on maintenance.
SFM version 2.4 provides more flexibility in storing data on other filesystems.
SFM version 2.3, the #StayAtHome release, includes accessibility improvements and updates to the user interface and back-end.
SFM 2.2 allows you to collect tweets by language and includes other improvements and fixes.
Starting off 2019 with SFM 2.1.
SFM 2 (well, 2.0.1 to be exact) is all about upgrades.
In version 1.12.0, we paid down some technical debt, changed directions on web harvesting and SFM ELK, and added new features to make managing collections an...
A Jupyter notebook that demonstrates various command-line tools for manipulating Twitter data.
In which I discuss the differences between collecting social media via web capture and APIs.
Justin Littman explains the options for acquiring Twitter data for academic research.
We're pleased to share this report by Christopher Prom of University of Illinois, which assesses Social Feed Manager, offers thoughts for how it can support ...
SFM provides the opportunity to collect useful metadata about the geographic location of tweets provided by the Twitter API.
We're pleased to share some recently-developed guidelines on building social media archives.
A Jupyter notebook that explores the affordances of the Twitter API for retweets, replies, quotes, and favorites.
This is a guide for programmers and researchers who intend to use Weibo's API. Since the current official documentation hasn't been updated for a long time, ...
Social Feed Manager has been supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications & Records Commission as well as grants from IMLS and the Council on East Asian Libraries.