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Afghanistan and its Election on Twitter: The Macro Picture

Preview of an Upcoming WEP Report By Erhardt Graeffwith Seth Woodworth Data Summary 111,741 tweets about Afghanistan and its presidential election posted between August 11, 2009 and September 9, 2009 11,255 tweets on August 20, 2009, the day of the election 29,642 users talked about Afghanistan in our dataset Top 10% of tweeters contributed 65% […]

The Influentials

New Approaches for Analyzing Influence on Twitter By Alex Leavittwith Evan Burchard, David Fisher, & Sam Gilbert Using a new methodology based on the content and responses of 12 popular users, we determined measurements of relative influence on Twitter. We examined an ecosystem of 134,654 tweets, 15,866,629 followers, and 899,773 followees, and in response to […]

MC Hammer Can’t Touch Social Media Geeks, Tweeting Cats When it Comes to Influence on Twitter

A Preview of WEP Report #4 When deciding whether someone is worth following or talking to on Twitter, most of us make a snap judgment based on a user’s follower count, but what does this really tell us? For our fourth publication, the Web Ecology Project decided to move beyond follower count to find a […]

The Iranian Election on Twitter:

The First Eighteen Days Key Findings From 7 June 2009 until the time of publication (26 June 2009), we have recorded 2,024,166 tweets about the election in Iran. Approximately 480,000 users have contributed to this conversation alone. 59.3% of users tweet just once, and these users contribute 14.1% of the total number. The top 10% […]