Full fidelity access to the Twitter FirehoseAveraging more than half a billion tweets per day, Twitter is quickly becoming the world’s go-to source for connecting to what’s happening, right now. From culture and trends to politics and real-time news, Twitter is an increasingly integral part of how we talk about these events.
DataSift + Twitter
- Full Fidelity
- Historical Data
- Content Insights
Curate and Contextualize for Meaning
We deliver each Tweet with 140 characters of direct data from Twitter, and add another 75 fields of enriched metadata for additional context, giving you the ability to filter against any number of those fields and classify your data using that information.
Extract MetadataDelve deep into Twitter, accessing meaningful information beyond those 140 characters, for example: user profiles, geo-location, and source.
Apply EnrichmentsEnhance Twitter relevance with language detection & natural language processing, sentiment trend analysis, social authority scoring and more.
Filter for NoiseOur powerful set of text processing tools help you separate signal from noise, allowing you to filter against all metadata and enrichments.
Time Travel through Twitter’s Historical Data
Collect historical Twitter content to deepen your understanding of current trends by comparing to past performance.
On Demand AccessWe offer on-demand access to 3+ years of historical data from the Twitter firehose.
Historical ContextHistorical Twitter data can include any of our enrichments providing you with deeper context.
Historics PreviewQuickly preview the results of any historics query and get key statistical information before committing to the full raw data delivery.
Understand Your Audience Better With Twitter Demographics
Understand how conversations in key demographic segments impact you by using Twitter Demographics to fill out a detailed profile of the people talking about, interacting with and following your business.
Broad CoverageOur demographics include gender, profession, location, occupation, interests, brand affiliation and more.
AccuracyDemographic enrichments are inferred from a user’s unique blend of historical public conversations and profile information.
Fully IntegratedThe demographic data is tightly integrated into DataSift and is delivered alongside anonymized Twitter data, making it easy to utilize.
Get The Full Picture By Exposing Link Data
Expand your access to relevant results by uncovering and filtering for the hidden keywords in URLs, page titles and content on pages referenced in shortened links.
Reveal Link ContextIn the shorthand style that dominates Twitter, brand names and key terms are often omitted from the tweets themselves, but can be found by unwinding shortened URLs
Valuable InfoExtract OpenGraph data, Google News keywords, SEO metatags and more, creating context around the links that drive traffic from the social web.
Real-TimeWe processes all of this data in real time, giving you the fastest access in the industry to find the data you need.
A key role DataSift plays is to provide the firehose via a direct connection to Twitter. Without this, what would you do? Search for a hashtag? Refresh the column? These methods aren't going to fly anymore.Guy Kawasaki, DataSift Investor and Advisor