How precise is the Google Maps API when combined with Rtweet?


I stumbled upon this issue recently on Github about scraping Twitter data by localisation by combining the rtweet package with the google maps API.

Approximately 1% - 2% of individuals share their location when they tweet. I have the same results in the "location" variable when doing a basic search_tweets() query with the rtweet package.

My question is the following: is there a guarantee, that combining the google maps API like the example on githbub, will yield more precise results in terms of localisation?

Will all the tweets I search for have a precise localisation instead of a NA value?

Or even better, can I improve this 1% - 2% localisation result when I search for tweets in a specific area when combining the google maps api with rtweet? or will I still have the same results when using rtweet and then filtering by location without using the google maps api.

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