Tag Archives: 'Twapperkeeper'

Top 20 election-related YouTube videos (according to Twitter)

Top 20 election-related YouTube videos (according to Twitter)

Jean Burgess, 12 August 2010
Update: this analysis covers a few less days than I originally stated – the results should look quite different once we add in this week’s links (and next week’s!). Here are the top 20 Australian election-related [...]

Using Gawk and Wget to Resolve URL Shorteners

Using Gawk and Wget to Resolve URL Shorteners

Snurb, 2 August 2010
Jean’s post today points to a key problem in examining user activities on Twitter and elsewhere – people are increasingly using bit.ly and other URL shorteners, which means that a) the same target URL might appear [...]

Visualising topic-based conversation networks: the #masterchef edition

Jean Burgess, 30 July 2010
In future analysis we'll be interested in doing some form of comparison between the #ausvotes data we've been looking at (and that Axel has already blogged about earlier this week), and other topics of shared interest [...]

Creating Twitter Timelines from Twapperkeeper Data

Snurb, 22 July 2010
This is the first in what will be an irregular series of methods posts outlining some of our approaches to working with datasets from various sources. Part of our work over the next few weeks will [...]