The Twitter Project Page at MPI-SWS

Welcome to our Twitter project page. The data used in our ICWSM'2010 paper is available for use by the wider community.   Based on Twitter's explicit request, we are only sharing the anonymized topology of the Twitter social network. Please understand that we are not allowed to share any tweet information.   If you are interested in using the topology data, please send us an email at    twitter-contact (at)   to get the link where you can download the data.


Data characteristics

Media Coverage



If you are using our dataset, please use the following BibTeX entry to cite our work.

  author = {Meeyoung Cha and Hamed Haddadi and Fabricio Benevenuto and Krishna P. Gummadi},
  title = {{Measuring User Influence in Twitter: The Million Follower Fallacy}},
  booktitle = {In Proceedings of the 4th International AAAI Conference on Weblogs and Social Media (ICWSM)}},
  month = {May},
  year = {2010},
  address = {Washington DC, USA}

We are also sharing a set of spammers nodes within this graph from a related project about link farming in Twitter.