Keeping your Twitter Archive fresh and freely hosted on Github Pages
tl;dr How do you keep your downloaded Twitter archive fresh on Github Pages using Google Apps Script? By running this Google Apps Script powered web app. Note: As Ken Bauer has discovered Twitter now offers two different archive options – you need to request the one from https://twitter.com/settings/account If you were to ask me which of my […]
TAGS Tricks: Find your website’s top Twitter influencers by combining TAGS with Google Analytics referral data
The basic concept is that if you are using Google Analytics to track your website usage you can see the volume of traffic from particular sources including Twitter as a referral source. As referral links from Twitter are unique we can identify who originally tweeted the link to your site and measure its impact (number of visits, purchase, etc.).
Creating a Twitter Question/Revision Bot using Google Sheets
My old colleague at Cetis, David Sherlock, posted a nice little ‘Twitter Question/Revision Bot’. This uses a .csv file of questions and multiple choice answers which get randomly tweeted out using a Python script. David designed the project with a Raspberry Pi in mind but also highlights it can be easily run on any Unix […]
TAGSPresenter (alpha) – A Twitter/Google Sheets based presentation concept
Update: Didn’t go well but revised version on this I’ve used successfully is here and slides published here. Later today (2.30pmUTC) I’ll be presenting at #oer15 about Twitter in open education (tune in here). As I wanted to highlight the network effect of Twitter I wanted to engage not just the room, but leave ‘footprints’ […]