How to Scrape Data From Reddit Using Python — With Code

This article is a comprehensive overview of the data collection process from Reddit for free.

Zoumana Keita
Artificial Corner

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Introduction

In today’s fast-growing data-driven environment, many institutions often face a lot of difficulties when collecting diverse and relevant data.

The challenges they face include by are not limited to high costs, and a time-consuming process, making the overall task complex and resource-intensive.

At the same time, millions of data of different types (text, image, audio, video) are being created on social media platforms every day, making those platforms stand out as invaluable resources to overcome these challenges.

For instance, Twitter has 330 Million monthly active users , 134 Daily active users , 460k daily new accounts and 140 million daily Tweets

Furthermore,Reddit has 330 million monthly active users , 14 billion views per month , and 25 million daily votes.

Reddit and Twitter statistics reported in 2023 by Dustin Stout (Customized by Author)

These statistics are quite compelling and clear the doubt that these platforms are…

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Zoumana Keita
Artificial Corner

Senior Data Scientist/IT Analyst @OXY || Videos about AI, Data Science, Programming & Tech 👉 https://www.youtube.com/@zoumdatascience