Twitter Capture and Analysis Toolset (TCAT) is a tool to capture and analyze tweets developed by Eric Borra at the Digital Method Initiative (DMI). TCAT listens for a number of defined hashtags and text string which are stored and subsequently analyzed through the tool.
If not, you can download it here, and set it up if you have a server and a certain degree of technical skill.
When installed and running, you can watch this screencast to get started:
- T1: Using the TCAT analysis interface
note: The server does not have to be boosted in order to use the TCAT analysis interface as it has been moved to our own servers at the ITU.
Examples of research literature and examples using TCAT: