What are the API rate limits for data collection set by social media platforms?

 DATA CONSUMERS

Technical/Method
consideration
DATA PRODUCERS

Ethical/User-driven
consideration
DATA INTERMEDIARIES

Policy/Platform-driven
consideration
Collection
  • Where and how data is being collected?

  • How to properly sample social media data?

  • How to access and collect historical data?
  • Should researchers collect informed consent from social media users even if they are working with publicly available social media data and under what circumstances?

  • If yes, how should researchers go about collecting consent, especially in cases of anonymous users?
  • What are the API rate limits for data collection set by social media platforms?