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Gnip’s Take on the Library of Twitter

Jan 22, 2013 |Last week, we highlighted the Library of Congress’s effort in archiving the entire Twitter database. Chris Moody, President and COO of Gnip, spoke to Datanami on the challenges and the prospects going forward of the Twitter-LOC project. Read more…

Building the Library of Twitter

Jan 16, 2013 |On an average day people around the globe contribute 500 million messages to Twitter. Collecting and storing every single tweet and its resulting metadata from a single day would be a daunting task in and of itself. The Library of Congress is trying something slightly more ambitious than that: storing and indexing every tweet ever posted. Read more…
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