We are sharing a dataset of two Twitter snapshots for a set of 160 489 users. The dataset contains two data files; graph2009.txt and graph2013.txt. Graph2009 data is extracted from a dataset by Kwak et al. Graph2013 data was crawled by us in February 2013. Both graph files contain friend information for the same set of users.
Both graphs only contain users who had less than 5000 friends in 2013. We used this threshold to focus on personal accounts, and possibly filter out bot, spam and robot accounts that follow a lot of users. Pre-filtering, 7.5% of Twitter accounts had more than 5000 friends in our dataset.
Each row contains a user x and a list of his/her friends (i.e., Twitter users followed by x). The structure is given as userIdtfrIId1,frId2,frId3,…..
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