Category: News

TAGS gets a timeline widget to display your latest archived tweets (replacement for the Twitter search timeline widget)

This is a cross post from my personal blog On 23 March 2018 Twitter announced that it was retiring search timeline widgets, suggesting people moved to a Curate a Collection of Tweets. For a lot of people, myself included, this

Social Media Analytics: Using Data to Understand Public Conversations (course feat. TAGS) #FLsocmed

This is a cross post from my main blog Queensland University of Technology have just started a free FutureLearn course on ‘Social Media Analytics: Using Data to Understand Public Conversations’. The course is described as: From the personal to the

TAGS Tricks: Making a searchable location map of your top Twitter contributors with Geocode by Awesome Table

This is a repost from my main blog. In this post I’ll show you how to make a searchable Twitter contributor map like the one below in a couple of clicks, however I feel it’s my duty to educate you

TAGS Tricks: Find your website’s top Twitter influencers by combining TAGS with Google Analytics referral data

This is a repost from my main blog This is actually a revisit of a post I made in 2012 on ‘Using Google Spreadsheets to combine Twitter and Google Analytics data to find your top content distributors’. This idea is

Twitter Archive Google Sheets (TAGS) just got a bit easier with an easy setup

If you haven’t been following the TAGS story this is my long-standing project to make it easier for people to archive Twitter results to a Google Sheet. The brief history lesson is this project started in 2010 when you didn’t need

TAGS/TwrtService is now published on Github

Following a request from the forums I’ve put a copy of the TAGS/TwtrService code on Github. To view, fork, comment make improvements visit

List of TAGS column names that can be included in Archive sheet

Something I’ve neglected to highlight is what extra data can be pulled in with each tweet in a TAGS archive. By default the Archive sheet has about 20 fields/columns. The way TAGS works is it looks for a column name

Keep your Twitter Archive fresh on Google Drive

Two years ago I released a project that lets you keep your downloaded Twitter archive fresh by updating it with your new tweets. This project is different to TAGS because it uses the interface developed by Twitter for the archives

TwtrService: A Twitter API client library for Google Apps Script

Cross-post from my main blog As part of the latest release of TAGS (Twitter Archiving Google Sheet) I moved a lot of the code into a Google Apps Script Library. Libraries are a great way to bundle and release code

Hello world! TAGS v6.0 is here

Welcome to the new TAGS support site. The old blog post threads publishing TAGS were getting a bit messy so hopefully this will be a better place to share expertise and experiences. You can get the new TAGS here. Amazing to