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Table 8 Twitter data dictionary

From: Analyzing sentiments and themes on cannabis in Canada using 2018 to 2020 Twitter data

Field Type Description
text String The actual UTF-8 text of the tweet
id String The string representation of the unique identifier for this Tweet.
retweet_count Int Number of times this Tweet has been retweeted
favorite_count Int Nullable. Indicates approximately how many times this Tweet has been liked by Twitter users.
created_at String UTC time when this Tweet was created
hashtags String Hashtags
user_id String The string representation of the unique identifier for this user
user_screen_name String user_screen_name
user_location String user_location
user_followers_count int Number of the user’s followers
user_friends_count int Number of the user’s friends
user_created_at String UTC time when this user was created
user_geo_enabled boolean user_geo_enabled
coordinates coordinates Nullable. Represents the geographic location of this Tweet as reported by the user or client application
place place Nullable When present, indicates that the tweet is associated (but not necessarily originating from) a Place
in_reply_to_status_id String Nullable. If the represented Tweet is a reply, this field will contain the string representation of the original Tweet’s ID
in_reply_to_user_id String Nullable. If the represented Tweet is a reply, this field will contain the string representation of the original Tweet’s author ID. This will not necessarily always be the user directly mentioned in the Tweet.
quoted_status Tweet This field only surfaces when the Tweet is a quote Tweet. This attribute contains the Tweet object of the original Tweet that was quoted.
retweeted_status Tweet This attribute contains a representation of the original Tweet that was retweeted. Note that retweets of retweets do not show representations of the intermediary retweet, but only the original Tweet.
reply_count int Number of times this Tweet has been replied to