SocialMediaMineR: A Social Media Search and Analytic Tool

SocialMediaMineR is a social media search and analytic tool that takes one or multiple URL(s) and returns the information about the popularity and reach of the URL(s) on social media. The function get_socialmedia retrieves the number of shares, likes, tweets, pins, and hits on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, StumbleUpon, LinkedIn, and Reddit. The package also includes dedicated functions for each social networking site and a function to decode shortened URLs.

Version: 0.1
Imports: RCurl, jsonlite, httr
Published: 2014-06-25
Author: Marco Toledo Bastos
Maintainer: Marco Toledo Bastos <marco at>
License: GPL-2 | GPL-3 [expanded from: GPL (≥ 2)]
NeedsCompilation: no
Citation: SocialMediaMineR citation info
Materials: ChangeLog
In views: WebTechnologies
CRAN checks: SocialMediaMineR results


Reference manual: SocialMediaMineR.pdf
Package source: SocialMediaMineR_0.1.tar.gz
Windows binaries: r-devel:, r-release:, r-oldrel:
OS X Snow Leopard binaries: r-release: SocialMediaMineR_0.1.tgz, r-oldrel: SocialMediaMineR_0.1.tgz
OS X Mavericks binaries: r-release: SocialMediaMineR_0.1.tgz