Twitter is a real-time information network. It is now world-widely used and it has recently shown its huge influence as a media during the past months.
My research is related to Social Media and their potential use for motivation enhancement. As one of the most used Social Networking Services, Twitter was initially selected as the main source of data providing motivational and goal-based messages.
The diffusion of information in the kind of social network is part of my study and in this matter I started to pull data coming from messages sent by users (called “tweets”).
I explain the process in the following articles (list will be updated):
I used Amazon Web Services in order to run programs and store collected data.