Getting started on DiscoverText


This short video is for new users just getting started using DiscoverText.


Many new users report that our videos can be a very helpful place to start.

These are the newer videos:

There are more than 170 scholarly mentions of DiscoverText to date:

Note: Unfortunately, the Sifter service and website has been decommissioned. The following information is for reference purposes only.
To identify and estimate the cost of a custom historical Twitter dataset, please use Sifter:

This is a short explainer video about how Sifter works:

Our help site for DiscoverText and Sifter is located at:

This is a small business run by a team dedicated to building the best possible tools for text and social data. You can work directly with me and our talented software engineers to improve your work as well as ours. Please let me know if you have any questions at all.


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