Connect to Facebook Graph API, get information from a list of public Facebook groups and build a
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A character vector or a comma-delimited string of IDs or an existing Facebook Collection of any of the supported types (see below).
Either a temporary access token created at
https://developers.facebook.com/tools/explorer or the OAuth token
A list of parameters to be added to the Facebook Graph API query. For more information on the accepted parameters, see: https://developers.facebook.com/docs/graph-api/using-graph-api.
A character vector with the fields to get for each
If set to
progress_bar object as defined in the plyr package.
By default the
FacebookGroupsCollection is the constructor for the
It returns data about groups but doesn't return it member lists, although it does return
an approximate total count for both (depending on privacy settings of the users).
A collection of groups in a
Due to the network-graph nature of Facebook data model,
you can specify fields details for each field nesting
For example, if you need only
source for the
cover field, this is valid among others:
Following the same philosophy, if you need only
name for the
you can use
Instead of a character vector, one of these collections can also be passed as parameter in
FacebookUsersCollection-class will build a collection with
the groups the users in the source collection belong to, assuming they granted the
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Other Facebook Collection Constructors:
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## Not run: ## See examples for fbOAuth to know how token was created. load("fb_oauth") ## Pull at most 10 groups from the current user fb.groups <- FacebookUsersCollection("me", fb_oauth) %>% FacebookGroupscollection(n = 10) ## Get the members of these groups fb.members <- FacebookUsersCollection(fb.groups) ## Convert the collection to a data frame fb.groups.df <- as.data.frame(fb.groups) ## End(Not run)
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