Get comments posted on YouTube videos, information on how many times a video has been liked, search for videos with particular content, and much more. You can also scrape captions from a few videos. To learn more about the YouTube API, see < https://developers.google.com/youtube/v3/>.
Access YouTube API via R. Get comments posted on YouTube videos, information on how many times a video has been liked, search for videos with particular content, and much more. You can also scrape captions from a few videos. To learn more about the YouTube API, see https://developers.google.com/youtube/v3/.
To get the current development version from GitHub:
# install.packages("devtools")devtools::install_github("soodoku/tuber", build_vignettes = TRUE)
To get a quick overview of some important functions in tuber, see the vignette:
To get going, get the application id and password from Google Developer Console (see https://developers.google.com/youtube/v3/getting-started). Enable all the YouTube APIs. Also enable Freebase API. Then set the application id and password via the
yt_oauth function. For more information about YouTube OAuth, see YouTube OAuth Guide.
Get Statistics of a Video
Get Information About a Video
Get Captions of a Video
Scripts are released under the MIT License.
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