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Differences and Applications of Web Scraping and Data Mining

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Data mining is often confused with data extraction/web scraping, but they are, in fact, two different processes and use wildly different methods to accomplish their goals. In this article, we’ll explore the differences between web scraping and data mining by explaining what each one is, how they are used, and in what projects you'll need them, so you can start your data analyst journey the right way. There is no right or wrong way to do data mining, but there’s a process most data scientists follow when working to solve a business problem.

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