Thinking critically about digital data collection: Twitter and beyond

author: Rebekah Tromble, Leiden University
published: June 6, 2017,   recorded: May 2017,   views: 1155
released under terms of: Creative Commons Attribution (CC-BY)


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This talk will offer a critical perspective on some of the most common techniques used to collect data from the internet and social media platforms--with particular concern for how these techniques potentially influence (i.e., bias) our analyses. While the talk will primarily rely on examples from Twitter, it will also consider how these same issues affect data collection from other platforms.

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