Create datasets from a variety of web forums - including Reddit, TikTok
, Telegram and Instagram - and analyze them.
4CAT: Capture and Analysis Toolkit is a tool that can be used to scrape incoming posts on various forums, image boards and web platforms (including Reddit, Instagram, TikTok and Telegram) and then process them for further analysis.
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It allows one to query a corpus of posts selectively by keyword, date range or other criteria, and then output the results for further analysis. The tool was inspired by the TCAT
, a tool with comparable functionality that can be used to scrape and analyse Twitter data.
Currently, access to 4CAT is restricted. Researchers and students with a use case for it can request an account via the tool site.
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