How To Make Sure Your Twitter Archive Is Always Up To Date

Our dreams of downloading entire Twitter archives has finally come true, but they pretty much become stale the minute they hit our hard drive. Plus, unless you have access to some sort of web hosting, there's no real way to share your every thought, complaint and witticism from the past five years with the adoring masses.

Fortunately, man-about-internet Martin Hawskey found a way around this little problem. Google's site publishing allows you to upload your archive into a folder, which you can then make public. Dropbox's public folder can be used to the same effect.

Now, just use Google Apps Script to make sure your data updates with every new tweet, and boom: a full archive of all your tweets that is inexplicably absent on Twitter. You can get a full explanation of the process here. [JISC CETIS MASHe]

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