FlexNibFriday is a fun “tradition” for fountain pen users on Instagram. This tradition was started by @kataish with this post on 2014-05-23 11:12:51 with the caption Happy Friday! Can I make this a #fountainpen thing? #FlexNibFriday!!! (Parker Vacumatic with flex nib and Noodler’s Squeteague).
We can analyze FlexNibFriday with the help of the instaR package. Access Instagram API as described on previous posts and use the following code to fetch the data.
We can use the data to find users with the most FlexNibFriday shares.
Top 5 users are in the table below. Apparently, @kataish is the leader.
We can also check the most liked FlexNibFriday post and the user that posted it.
Our most liked FlexNibFriday post is from @mypurpleylife and it is this one.
Similarly we can find the most commented FlexNibFriday post and the user posted it.
Our most commented FlexNibFriday post is from @historian__ and it is this one.
We can also find the most used flex nib fountain pen brand. Using the similar code used in brand data post we can get brand names.
As seen from the plot, no surprise, Noodler’s is the most used flex brand.
Finally, I wanted to get my FlexNibFriday posts.
These are my posts ordered in ascending date order.