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Querying lots of followers on Twitter

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I want to display the FollowerNetwork of a Twitter user with many (almost 100,000) users
A query like
fols = SocialMediaData[{"Twitter", "ArminWolf"}, "FollowerIDs"]
returns only 5000 users.
Is there a way of getting all the users (possibly using multiple requests)?
POSTED BY: Erich Neuwirth
Answer
8 months ago
Searching online, it appears that twitter's API has a limit of 5000 followers that can be accessed at a time.

There are discussions online of different methods of working around this limit per query that you might find useful:

http://stackoverflow.com/questions/9917638/is-there-a-limit-on-the-number-of-followers-we-can-access-through-the-twitter-ap

To use some of these methods, you may need to directly use the twitter API.
POSTED BY: Sean Clarke
Answer
8 months ago