I use different digital platforms and tools like Python to collect data from social media including the SFU-TCAT that I manage. For setting up your Twitter searches as part of your research at SFU’s School of Communication, please contact Dr. Ahmed Al-Rawi (

I created this Live Dashboard that live tracks social media posts in Canada that reference COVID-19, Google search trends, climate change and global arming, fake news, disinformation, and misinformation. Please access the dashboard from here