Twitter app

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First you need an API key.

  1. Sign up for a Twitter account; I am guessing you already have one.
  2. Link the account to a mobile phone.
  3. Sign up at
  4. Go to the app page and create an app.

Second write some code to test your new key.

I chose to use the Python module tweepy, because I found a sample project in the most excellent book "30 BeagleBone Black Projects for the Evil Genius." (Christopher Rush)

git clone
cd hackpackv3_plus_gps
virtualenv venv
source venv/bin/activate
pip install tweepy

...and so on. You can fork the project if you want.