Processing Twitter Visualisation — Snurb, 4 August 2012
A Collection of Presentations on Twitter Research Methods

Over the past month, my colleagues Jean Burgess, Tim Highfield, Tanya Nitins and I have been travelling through Europe in various combinations to participate in workshops and conferences which address some of the key themes of our research – methodological innovation in social media research, and the role of Twitter in the wider media ecology. Here’s a collection of our key presentations from this trip.

At the first Digital Methods as Mainstream Methodology workshop (DMMM1) in Bristol, I presented an overview of our work here at Mapping Online Publics.

This was followed by a presentation at a workshop on methodological innovation in Internet research in Munich:

And finally, Jean and I presented a keynote at the Conference on Science and the Internet in Düsseldorf:

(There’s a full paper for the latter, too.)

Now, back to Brisbane for more work…

About the Author

Dr Axel Bruns leads the QUT Social Media Research Group. He is an ARC Future Fellow and Professor in the Creative Industries Faculty at Queensland University of Technology in Brisbane, Australia. Bruns is the author of Blogs, Wikipedia, Second Life and Beyond: From Production to Produsage (2008) and Gatewatching: Collaborative Online News Production (2005), and a co-editor of Twitter and Society, A Companion to New Media Dynamics and Uses of Blogs (2006). He is a Chief Investigator in the ARC Centre of Excellence for Creative Industries and Innovation. His research Website is at, and he tweets as @snurb_dot_info.

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