Intellicus Enterprise Reporting and Business Insights 19.1

Social Media

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This page describes the provider specific properties to connect to social media and the details you need to input to create connections to the specific databases. There are some properties that are common to these data sources, you can find those information, here.


Intellicus supports Twitter as a data source to fetch and analyze your Twitter account’s data. You need to follow the below steps to get API Key, API Secret, Access Token, Access Token Secret required for creating a connection in Intellicus.

  1. Go to (  and login with your Twitter account’s credentials.
  2. Create a new application to get API Key and API Secret. This is discussed in a separate section underneath.
  3. Login to Twitter to get Access Token, Access Token Secret. Alternately, you can provide tokens in Intellicus if you already have them.
  4. You can now download the keys and tokens that are required to create a connection in Intellicus as shown in the table below.
Property Values Comments
API Key Type Yourself Key to identify the application on server (Twitter)
API Secret Type Yourself API Secret value obtained from Twitter
Access Token Type Yourself Access token can be used to make API requests to the server
Access Token Secret Type Yourself Secret Key value obtained from Twitter
Creating a Twitter Application
  1. Go to the Twitter Developers’ site ( To create an account, you need to click the “Sign in” link at the top right.
  2. sign-in
    Figure 1:Twitter Developer site

  3. Log in with your Twitter Account you want to associate with your application.
  4. sign-in
    Figure 2: Log in Twitter Account

  5. Once you’re logged in, click “Dashboard”.
  6. apps
    Figure 3: Twitter Home

  7. Go to “Projects & Apps” to create a new application. This is where all your Twitter applications appear.
  8. projects
    Figure 4: Projects and Apps in Twitter

  9. To create your new application, click the “Create App” button as shown in the image above.
  10. name
    Figure 5: Name App in Twitter

  11. You can now view your keys that you can save for future use. You can use these keys in Intellicus and generate your access tokens from Twitter Application (under Keys and tokens tab).
  12. keys
    Figure 6: App Keys

  13. Under “Settings”, edit App Details like App name, icon or description if you wish to.
  14. details
    Figure 7: App Details

  15. Edit App Permissions as per your need.
  16. permissions
    Figure 8: App Permissions

  17. Enable 3rd party authentication under Authentication Settings if you wish to login to Twitter from Intellicus application. You need to provide the Website URL . If you are allowing users to log into your application to authenticate themselves, enter the Callback URL (https://{domainname}/twitter/callback).
  18. permissions
    Figure 9: App Authentication