Twitter Data Grants for Free and Easy Access to Twitter Data Sets


Twitter Inc. announced a pilot program that will grant access of Twitter’s data sets to researchers. According to the company’s blog post, Twitter Data Grants will give “selected institutions free and easy access to Twitter data sets.” Twitter’s effort will also give researchers a chance to collaborate with the company’s engineers and researchers.

Twitter has already served a resource for scholars studying everything from cigarettes to politics. The deadline to submit a proposal for consideration to the Twitter Data Grants pilot program is March 15.

See full story at The Chronicle of Higher Education.

Yvonne Chan

Yvonne Chan

Yvonne is a writer for Edtech Times who is most interested in technology's role in culture. When she is not combing the web for the latest in educational technology, she is reading classic literature or watching the game on TV. You may know her from Gradeable,, Emerson College, Busa Wine & Spirits, UMass Dartmouth, or Burlington High School.