Analysis

Extension exercises: analysing #climatechange using Tableau and Gephi

Extension exercises: analysing #climatechange using Tableau and Gephi

Jean Burgess, 16 June 2016
The QUT Digital Media Research Centre (DMRC) has been running various digital methods training workshops internally as well as externally through the CCI Digital Methods Summer School and the Association of Internet Researchers Conference last year [...]

Introducing Twitter Follower Accession Graphs

Introducing Twitter Follower Accession Graphs

Snurb, 8 July 2013
It’s been uncommonly quiet on this site for the last few weeks, as we’ve been busy with various projects, and overseas for a range of research activities. This may well prove to be the calm before [...]

A First Look at Twitter Ratios: Rise of the Lurkers?

A First Look at Twitter Ratios: Rise of the Lurkers?

Darryl Woodford, 19 April 2013
For this blog, I have used data sets which include the first million and recent million IDs discussed in recent posts, in addition to new data from our CCI Data Scientist Troy Sadkowsky covering ID’s between [...]

A Month of Vines: An early look at Vine through Twitter

A Month of Vines: An early look at Vine through Twitter

Darryl Woodford, 12 April 2013
With my CCI colleague Jean Burgess, we have recently been tracking the development and use of Vine through our existing Twitter tools. More on accessing and tracking Vine will be forthcoming in future posts, but below [...]

Many Maps of the Australian Twittersphere

Many Maps of the Australian Twittersphere

Snurb, 1 April 2012
I spent most of last week at the Digital Humanities Australasia conference in Canberra (see my liveblog coverage), where I presented the latest iteration of our map of the Australian Twitter follower/followee network. This is now [...]

Mid-Week #qldvotes Update: How the Leaders Compare

Mid-Week #qldvotes Update: How the Leaders Compare

Snurb, 22 March 2012
As we count down to the Queensland state election date, I’ve just published a new piece about the Twitter campaign in The Conversation – head over to the site to read it there. The centrepiece of [...]

Queensland Election, Week 4: All Over But the Shouting?

Queensland Election, Week 4: All Over But the Shouting?

Snurb, 18 March 2012
There’s just one more week to go until the end of the 2012 Queensland state election campaign – and as I write this, the tenor of the mainstream media coverage is that we’re heading for a [...]

Queensland Election, Week 3: The Twitter Story to Date

Queensland Election, Week 3: The Twitter Story to Date

Snurb, 11 March 2012
Having caught up with developments in week 2 in the previous post, let’s bring the story up to date by looking at activity patterns on Twitter during week 3 of the Queensland state election. This post [...]

Queensland Election, Week 2: Some More Twitter Patterns

Queensland Election, Week 2: Some More Twitter Patterns

Snurb, 11 March 2012
OK, so much for my plan to post a weekly update on the way the Queensland election is playing our on Twitter: I spent most of week 2 at a research workshop in Sydney, and didn’t [...]

Does The Australian’s Paywall Affect Link Sharing?

Does The Australian’s Paywall Affect Link Sharing?

Snurb, 9 March 2012
There will be another post on the continuing Queensland election campaign soon, but before we get to that, I wanted to push out another quick snippet of analysis which I’ve been hoping to get to for [...]