Tactics of twitter data extraction for opinion mining Opinion mining deals with the determination of people’s sentiments over the social web as positive, negative or neutral. Microblogs such as twitter serves as a rich source for opinion mining and sentiment analysis as opinions are shared by millions of users. In our paper, we have analyzed the various methods available through which the twitter data can be extracted. We have provided an overall picture of how each method is different from another for extracting tweets. We have chosen Windows 10 as a keyword to compare the opinions as extracted by different sentiment tools.