How can I build a Twitter bot that tweets all the articles containing certain keywords from various online media resources?


How can I build a Twitter bot that tweets all the articles containing certain keywords from various online media resources?

Basically, you need to start from a feed.  If you don’t have a feed provided, then you can scrape to a feed, in effect creating your own feed.  Some websites will give you a feed of their search results; otherwise, you need to filter the feed yourself.

> ifttt.com/recipes/search?q=mashable

IFTTT is currently listing 39 Recipes for Mashable, including “RSS feed Mashable on Twitter”.

> ifttt.com/recipes/search?q=theverge

IFTTT currently lists 7 Recipes for TheVerge, including “Get new feed item from theVerge and post as the new tweet for your followers”.

botforum.net is an online forum dedicated to Twitter bot enthusiasts.  I have aggregated many recent articles on Scoop.it about Twitter Bots, which detail various and sundry methods.

See also my quick and dirty webpages:

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