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Mapping Instagram’s response to the Paris 2015 attacks

Mapping Instagram’s response to the Paris 2015 attacks

Paris Attacks: Instagram Posts & Hashtags, #ParisIsAboutLife #TousAuBistrot #TousEnTerrasse The Paris Attacks in November 2015, were tragic, and the world responded in a variety of ways. As part of a series of Advanced Digital methods workshops that I teach at the University of Warwick, I wanted to get the Masters students to utilise data in a way that would reflect the world's…
Mapping Twitter Abuse and Recursive Abstraction: Can We Accurately Map Who Abuses Who?

Mapping Twitter Abuse and Recursive Abstraction: Can We Accurately Map Who Abuses Who?

Introduction In week 14 of our CAST London Sandbox sessions, we learnt about visualising networks through mapping software such as Openstreetmap, TileMill and Mapbox - as a result I was inspired to use a combination of these APIs to see if I could really map a sample of abuse tweets over a day on Twitter. One of the key questions…
Visualising Twitter Networks: John Terry Captaincy Controversy

Visualising Twitter Networks: John Terry Captaincy Controversy

Introduction After our recent CAST Lab session 'Web hacks and visualisations' with Tony Hirst, on the use of Google, Twitter and Yahoo Pipes APIs and Gephi to scrape and visualise social networks, I decided to use these methods to explore how many people were tweeting about John Terry in the newly ignited row about his prosecution, loss of England Captaincy…