Transform Meta Info

Display NameTo Twitter Affiliation [Search Twitter]
Transform Namealias.twitter.affiliation
Short DescriptionThis transform will search Twitter for the alias
OwnerPaterva
AuthorAnton van Aswegen (anton@pinkmatter.com)
InputAlias
OutputAffiliationTwitter

Description

Searches Twitter for Twitter accounts match an alias. The search looks for any Twitter account containing the alias (case insensitive), and can return multiple accounts.

Typical Use Case

Wikipedia URL --> Wikipedia Editors ==> Twitter Affiliations

Example

Starting with the URL for Maltego's Wikipedia page we can find the usernames of people who have edited it. From their Wikipedia aliases we can search for Twitter accounts containing their alias.