How to Retrieve Tweets By Keyword and Identify Named Entities

Identifying named entities in tweetsLast week we introduced the named entity recognition algorithm for extracting and categorizing unstructured text.

In this post we’ll show you how to get data from Twitter, clean it with some regex, and then run it through named entity recognition. With the output we get from the algorithm, we can then group the data by the category each named entity is assigned to, and then extract the categories we are interested in.

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