We are very pleased to announce that our seventh year of serving Gnip PowerTrack Twitter data is underway. Our realtime PowerTrack 2.0 data offering is live in DiscoverText. It offers anyone taking the three-day free trial direct access to powerful filtering capabilities on the metadata-rich unlimited PowerTrack stream for Twitter data. Subscribers can add more Gnip credits at the rate of $5/10,000 Tweets. These are the “Top 10 Reasons to Use DiscoverText to Study Twitter Data.” Many leading social media scholars have used DiscoverText to gather and study Twitter data, including Dr. Patricia Riley (USC) and her team that uses Twitter data to study the future.
In addition, Sifter will continue to provide free estimates of the size and cost of historical Twitter datasets.