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 you’re on the Navigating Complexity course at ITU you can access TCAT here.

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:

Examples of research literature and examples using TCAT: