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Philip Youssef

Engineering @LendUpLoans. Previously @Twitter, @Groupon, @Microsoft.
Pasta enthusiast & restless programmer.

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Hot off the press, a script that is able to gather large-ish amounts of geo tagged tweet data from Twitter's public API. Running for 24 hours will yield ~300MB (~6 Million Tweets) in the following format

timestamp    tweet_id           tweet_language    country    lat        lng
1367706951 330813049193762816 es ES 39.4643 -0.3548

For more details check out: twitter-geo-data on github.