Twitter Abuse: Data Visualisation

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HTML5 Audio/Visualisation: Liam Stacey jailed for Muamba Tweets

HTML5 Audio/Visualisation: Liam Stacey jailed for Muamba Tweets

Introduction In one of a final sessions last term, we had a CAST London lab session based around the dynamic use of HTML5 as a visualisation tool. One of the key things learned in this session was how to use a combination of sound and images to visualise an investigation into our research question - in my case: "Who Abuses…
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…