Going Digital: Web data collection using Twitter as an example

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20 Feb 2020

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This is the fifth instalment of the Going Digital series, where learning on the added value of using digital technology to conduct our impact evaluations is shared. Oxfam is continuously developing its methods of data collection through the use of digital technology.

In this paper, we discuss how web data, in particular social media data, can be collected when carrying out evaluations and it also provides hands-on guidelines for harvesting Twitter data in an ethical and responsible way.