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The Archivist Desktop

A Windows application that helps you archive tweets for later data-mining and analysis

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The Archivist is a WPF application that runs on your local system and allows you to archive tweets for later data-mining and analysis for a given search. allows you to start a search and will get as many results as it can on the initial search. If you leave The Archivist open, it will update with the latest results every 10 minutes. You can also close and open it later. The Archivist will save the tweets and get all the tweets it can since that search.

The Archivist will display a chart that shows the number of tweets per day for a given search, so that you can quickly assess traffic for a given search. For more comprehensive data analysis, The Archivist lets you export Tweets to Excel. It also natively saves tweets in an XML format, which could also be parsed for deeper data analysis.

The Archivist runs on Windows 7, Vista, or XP. The application has been developed by Microsoft and the entire source code is available for free download.

A web-version called The Archivist is also available.

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