Photo by Caresse Ley. Web scraping is a way to extract information presented on websites. As I explained it in the first instalment of this article, web scraping is used by many companies. It’s also a great tool for reporters …

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Do you remember when Twitter lost $8 billion in just a few hours earlier this year? It was because of a web scraper, a tool companies use—as do many data reporters. A web scraper is simply a computer program that …

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