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How to use Reddit’s JSON API to analyze post popularity

This guide mentions how to analyze posts' popularity using Reddit JSON API according to the main question asked by graduate student Clay McLeod: What factors draw people to certain Reddit posts while shunning others? With a Python script, users can download a CVS file with information about domain, subreddit, upvotes, downvotes, and number of comments. The data can be consequently analyzed with R statistic language.

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