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Opening presentation of the 2nd Düsseldorf Workshop on Interdisciplinary Approaches to Twitter Analysis (#diata12). Düsseldorf, March 21, 2012.

Opening presentation of the 2nd Düsseldorf Workshop on Interdisciplinary Approaches to Twitter Analysis (#diata12). Düsseldorf, March 21, 2012.

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  • 1. DIATA122nd Düsseldorf Workshop onInterdisciplinary Approachesto Twitter Analysis(#diata12)Heinrich-Heine-University DüsseldorfMarch 21, 2012Organized by Katrin Weller & Cornelius Puschmann and the researchers group„science and the internet“http://www.nfgwin.uni-duesseldorf.de/de/diata12
  • 2. #DIATA12 = pre-conference workshop of #DGI2012 http://tiny.cc/dgi2012-programme
  • 3. DIATA12 – statistics Participants from 6 4 sessions + countries discussion 8 8 presentations
  • 4. DIATA12 – topics Background: Twitter Corporate and political Networks & structures research in Düsseldorf communication Legal issues User engagement Archiving
  • 5. DIATA12 – organisation• Hashtag: #diata12More Twitter stuff:• Tutorial at #dgi2012 (Thursday, 13:30-15:00)• Different presentations at #dgi2012
  • 6. Background: Science and the Internet 6 projects 8 persons 5 disciplines 1 overall topic #NFGWIN http://nfgwin.uni- duesseldorf.de/
  • 7. Background: Science and the InternetThe projects Digital genres of Law and scientific Educational beliefs publication internet usage Change of the Citations in Web 2.0 3D environments “Publication” concept
  • 8. Background: Science and the InternetCurrent activities Doctoral class Media trainings Courses Guest for lectures academic staff Conference: #cosci12 Work across subprojects 1-3 August Scientific 2012, Twitter Düsseldorf usage
  • 9. Background: HHU-QUT Exchange
  • 10. Background: HHU-QUT Exchange Metrics, Ethics, and Soccer…
  • 11. Background: DIATA11 DIATA11: http://www.nfgwin.uni-duesseldorf.de/de/diata11 Slides online: http://tiny.cc/diata11-slides
  • 12. Twitter research in DüsseldorfCurrent topics Twitter in academia Twitter for teaching Citations on Twitter TEPCO Discourse analytics Soccer and Twitter
  • 13. Twitter in Academia
  • 14. AcademicTwitter UsageWeller, K., & Puschmann, P. (2011). Twitter for Scientific Communication: How Can Citations/References be Identified andMeasured? In Proceedings of the Poster Session at the Web Science Conference 2011, Koblenz, Germany. View theposter online: http://www.slideshare.net/katrinweller/twitter-for-scientific-communication
  • 15. Retweet-Networks over TimeData from Digital Humanities Conference 2010 (7-10 July 2010), Source:: Puschmann, C., Weller, K., & Dröge, E. (2011). Studying Twitterconversations as (dynamic) graphs: visualization and structural comparison. Presented at General Online Research, 14-16 March 2011,Düsseldorf, Germany. Retrieved from http://ynada.com/posters/gor11.pdf.
  • 16. Tweet Contents Are tweets dealing with the scientific topics of the conference? (RTs excluded) 2500 keineavailable Not Angabe Nein No Ja Yes Number of tweets 2000 155 1500 105 938 1000 1.002 500 953 308 0 #mla09 #mla09 #www2010 #www2010Dröge, E., Maghferat, P., Puschmann, C., Verbina, J., & Weller, K. (2011). Konferenz-Tweets. Ein Ansatz zur Analyse der Twitter-Kommunikation bei wisseschaftlichen Konferenzen. http://bit.ly/qKQ2Nd
  • 17. “Citations” on Twitter?Weller, K., & Puschmann, P. (2011). Twitter for Scientific Communication: How Can Citations/References be Identified andMeasured? In Proceedings of the Poster Session at the Web Science Conference 2011, Koblenz, Germany. View theposter online: http://www.slideshare.net/katrinweller/twitter-for-scientific-communication
  • 18. What is Highly Cited?
  • 19. References to academic organizations Users linking to Max Planck Gesellschaft Top 50 users per category 1 private, individual 2 scientist 3 media 4 scientific institution 5 lobby, company 6 political 11 mpg 99 unclear Ongoing project with Merja Mahrt , Axel Bruns and Jean Burgess
  • 20. Soccer & Twitter (project QUT & HHU)
  • 21. Twitterleague
  • 22. Recent Work: Twitterleague Distribution of followers in 3 soccer leagues (as of March 2012) 1600000 Bundesliga 1400000 Premier League number of followers on rank n 1200000 A-League 1000000 800000 600000 400000 200000 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 soccer team accounts ranked by followers
  • 23. TwitterleagueGerman football clubs ranked by followers, 21.07.2011 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18
  • 24. TwitterleagueGerman football clubs ranked by followers, 19.03.2012 = 2 1 1 1 3 6 = 2 = = 3 1 2 1 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 2 = 3 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18
  • 25. 70000 @fcbayern_news @BayMuenchen @BVBDortmund09,60000 @BVB @werderbremen @HSV50000 @fckoeln @FCSchalke04, @s04 @VfLBorussia40000 @VfL_Wolfsburg @Ichbin96, @hannover96 @1_fc_nuernberg30000 @HerthaBSC @bayer04fussball20000 @Rote_Teufel @VfB @sc_freiburg10000 @Hoffenheim @1FSVMainz05 0 @FCAugsburg Jun 11 Jul 11 Aug 11 Sep 11 Oct 11 Nov 11 Dez 11 Jan 12 Feb 12 Mar 12
  • 26. Verified accountsAs of July 2011: Guess who‘s missing…Now: Sept. Oct. Dez. Jan. 2011 2011 2011 2012 Feb. Mar. 2012 2012
  • 27. Bayern München
  • 28. Bayern München
  • 29. Bayern MünchenSource: http://universal-code.de/2012/03/20/fc-bayern-stern-des-netzwerks/
  • 30. Difficulties with accounts and user names was @BVBDortmund09 now @BVB was @Ichbin96 now @hannover96 @bayer04fussball vs. @BayerLeverkusen @FCSchalke04 @s04 @Werder_Bremen @werderbremen
  • 31. Schalke 04
  • 32. FC Köln vs. BVB Dortmund Number of followers. 16.000 @BVBDortmund09 14.000 1.21 @fckoeln 12.000 1.31 10.000 1.34 1.13 8.000 1.15 1.19 6.000 4.000 2.000 0 on 24.06.2011 on 21.07.2011 on 18.08.2011 on 13.09.2011
  • 33. FC Köln vs. BVB Dortmund Average number of tweets per user (and per day) that mention a certain football team‘s account
  • 34. Twitter supporting German soccer games
  • 35. Twitter supporting German soccer games
  • 36. Soccer on TwitterTonight:Borussia Mönchengladbach vs. Bayern München (#dfbpokal)Prediction: 2:2 then Borussia wins after penalties
  • 37. Other current projectsTimo van Treeck:Learning environments on Twitter• MOOC (Massive Open Online Course)• #opco11 – Open Course „Zukunft des Lernens“, 2. May - 17. June 2011• Over 900 registered participants• 3.550 Tweets von 362 Twitter users, period 20. May until 26. July 2011• Currently: #opco12 Interested? Meet Timo van Treeck during DGI2012 poster session.
  • 38. Other current projectsAgnes Mainka:Research corpus of tweets for testing discourse analytics methods:• Is it possible to automatically extract dialogues from Twitter?• Is there a typical time span for Twitter dialogues?Development of a method to automatically detect discourses on Twitterwith corpus linguistics.• How successful is part of speech tagging? Interested? Agnes Mainka: „Korpusbasierte Online-Dialoganalyse am Beispiel Twitter“ Session 11 at #dgi2012. Friday, March 23, 2012. 2.30 pm
  • 39. Other current projects Cornelius Puschmann: Discourse cohesion in Twitter conversations in different communities of interest
  • 40. Other current projectsUlrike EzoldTweeting during the crisis: How did the japanese energy companyTEPCO use twitter since the disaster on 11.03.2011? Interested? Ulrike Ezold: „Krisengezwitscher: Wie nutzt der japanische Energiekonzern TEPCO Twitter während der Fukushima-Katastrophe? “ Poster Session at #dgi2012. Thursday, March 22, 2012., 3 pm.
  • 41. DIATA12 – workshop discussionPirate pad: http://tiny.cc/diata12Aim for this workshopDiscussion on:What types of methods are used to obtain certain results?• Collect approaches• Collect measures, metrics• Collect aimsWhat problems are experienced:• With data collection• With data preparation
  • 42. Welcome to Düsseldorf!Dr. Katrin Weller Dr. Cornelius PuschmannDept. of Information Science Dept. of English Language and LinguisticsHeinrich-Heine-University Düsseldorf Heinrich-Heine-University DüsseldorfUniversitätsstr. 1, Geb. 23.21.04.68, Universitätsstr. 1, Geb. 23.11.01.21D-40225 Düsseldorf D-40225 DüsseldorfE-Mail: weller@uni-duesseldorf.de E-Mail: cornelius.puschmann@uni- duesseldorf.deTwitter: @kwelle Twitter: @coffee001