Tag Archives: 'mapping'

Digital Appendix: A ‘Big Data’ Approach to Mapping the Australian Twittersphere

Digital Appendix: A ‘Big Data’ Approach to Mapping the Australian Twittersphere

Snurb, 1 January 2014
The images below present higher-resolution versions of the graphs contained in the chapter “A ‘Big Data’ Approach to Mapping the Australian Twittersphere” by Axel Bruns, Jean Burgess, and Tim Highfield in the collection Repurposing the Digital [...]

The First Million IDs on Twitter

The First Million IDs on Twitter

Darryl Woodford, 8 April 2013
Following on from Friday’s post, in which we looked at a number of recent accounts on Twitter, this post considers the first million Twitter IDs. When did they join? As you can see from the above [...]

Digital Methods in Bristol

Digital Methods in Bristol

Snurb, 10 July 2012
I spent today at the University of the West of England in Bristol, as a guest of the Digital Methods as Mainstream Methodology network, a fabulous new initiative supported by the National Centre for Research Methods [...]

Social Media and the Wider Media Ecology

Social Media and the Wider Media Ecology

Snurb, 2 June 2012
On Friday last week, I had the pleasure of presenting a keynote on the place of social media within the wider media ecology to the Queensland conference of the Australian Teachers of Media. Below are my [...]

Our Twitter Maps in the Press

Our Twitter Maps in the Press

Snurb, 31 May 2012
The emerging maps of the Australian Twittersphere which I presented at the Digital Humanities Australasia conference in Canberra in March have received quite a bit of press coverage over the past week or so, following our [...]

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 [...]

Talking Twitter in Amsterdam

Snurb, 5 September 2011
Amsterdam. After the ECPR conference in Reykjavík, I’ve been lucky enough to spend a week in Amsterdam, where I was invited to present a guest lecture as part of the festive opening of the University of [...]

Twitter and the Royal Wedding, Pt. 2: Something New

Twitter and the Royal Wedding, Pt. 2: Something New

Snurb, 12 August 2011
The first part of this post examined some of the basic stats on Twitter use during the 29 April 2011 royal wedding. Here, we’ll try something a little different: in the tweets using the #royalwedding hashtag [...]

Twitter and the Royal Wedding, Pt. 1: Something Processed

Twitter and the Royal Wedding, Pt. 1: Something Processed

Snurb, 12 August 2011
OK: I realise this may induce some cognitive dissonance in susceptible readers while those images of the London riots continue to flash across our TV screens (and we’re now also tracking some of the Twitter coverage [...]

A First Map of Australia, Part 2: Twitter’s States and Territories

Snurb, 9 August 2011
I’m following up a little further on my post of our first, very tentative and incomplete, map of the Australian Twittersphere, for another slightly more detailed look. First, though – also in response to some of [...]