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Twitter to release real-time filtered stream of tweets to covid-19 researchers

Thursday 30 April 2020 | 10:07 CET | News
Twitter is opening up insight into its stream of tweets, so that researchers can track both the spread of covid-19 and the misinformation put out about the disease. In a developer blog, Twitter said it was releasing a streaming endpoint into Twitter Developer Labs. The company said the move will provide a real-time stream of public message marked by a set of defined parameters and filters. The result is a comprehensive view of the conversation of Covid-19.

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