[Air-L] tools to extract data from Facebook public pages and open groups

Shulman, Stuart stu at texifter.com
Fri Jul 13 06:37:19 PDT 2012

http://discovertext.com/ can do the job

http://discovertext.com/aboutdt/media.aspx#DiscoverTextVideo/5/ is a demo

https://discovertext.com/registration.aspx is the free registration page,
connect with Facebook to archive public FB content and metadata

On Fri, Jul 13, 2012 at 8:32 AM, Hale, Timothy M. <TMHALE at partners.org>wrote:

> Hi everyone,
> I am looking for a tool that will extract content from Facebook public
> Pages and open Groups. I am not interested in collecting user profile data
> or conducting any type of network analysis - although tools that can
> collect additional data that fits my needs might work. Ideally, I am
> looking for a tool that can collect from specified Pages/Groups the entire
> set of comments and posts to the Page/Group, and if possible, "Likes" and
> other forms of user activity.
> I am considering a research project analyzing content of Pages and Groups
> and would like an alternative to creating PDFs and manually entering data.
> Thanks for your help!
> Tim
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