The following are examples of datasets available to GW faculty, students, and researchers.
We have a number of additional datasets available that may meet your needs. Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information and access to the data. To comply with social media platforms' terms of service, full datasets are only available if you are affiliated with GW.
Tweets from 92 news outlets' Twitter accounts, including @nytimes, @washingtonpost and many U.S. and international accounts. Historical data from each account varies and ranges from 2012 to 2017.
Tweets and Tumblr blog posts from federal agencies, collected at the end of the Obama presidential administration, through February 2017 and the start of the Trump administration. Collection includes tweets from 2,981 federal agency accounts and 72 Tumblr blogs.
This collection was created as part of the collaborative End of Term Archive project, which collects websites from the federal web presence at the end of each presidential term.
Tweets from members of Congress, official offices, and other related accounts. More than 1 million tweets from 603 accounts belonging to senators, representatives, congressional causes and committees of the 115th Congress.
Tweets from 60 Twitter accounts belonging to the President, Vice President, White House and administration officials, Cabinet members, and political appointments.