Your SlideShare is downloading. ×
0
THE
PLEASURES

AND

PERILS

of Studying
Twitter
Katrin Weller
#rsmconf13 Researching Social Media Conference, Nov. 4th 201...
Background
Personal background
#diata11
#diata12

#hiddendataproject
@twitsocbook

#gesisworkshops
Twitter research on the rise

SCOPUS search: TITLE(twitter) AND PUBYEAR > 2005, 22.08.2013.
Twitter vs. Facebook

Scopus (TITLE-ABS-KEY(Twitter) AND PUBYEAR > 2006)
(TITLE-ABS-KEY(Facebook) AND PUBYEAR > 2006)
10 pleasures and perils
#1
de-banalizing Twitter

Richard Rogers:
Foreword. In:
Twitter and
Society, 2013
#2
rich content, simple
structure
#3
Simple structure? Theories?
#4
API
data access
#5
API
data access
#6
data haves, data have-nots

boyd, danah and Kate
Crawford. (2012).
“Critical Questions for
Big Data”
#7
Who‘s on Twitter?
Local Following
#8
Ethics?
#9
Methods and standards?
#10
No explicit methods and
standards
Outlook
Forgotten features?
images, favorites
Cross-platform studies
•
multi-method approaches
•
interdisciplinary work
Longitudinal studies
•
comparisons
Shared datasets?
•
Historical perspectives
Exciting work ahead!
THANK YOU!
Katrin Weller
@kwelle
katrin.weller@gesis.org
http://katrinweller.net
www.gesis.org/en

Follow
@twitsocbook
for...
The pleasures and perils of studying Twitter
The pleasures and perils of studying Twitter
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5
×

The pleasures and perils of studying Twitter

830

Published on

Presentation at "Researching Social Media Conference" #rsmconf13, Sheffield, UK, Nov. 4th 2013.
http://researchingsocialmediaconference.wordpress.com/

Published in: Social Media, Technology
0 Comments
1 Like
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

No Downloads
Views
Total Views
830
On Slideshare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
1
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
7
Comments
0
Likes
1
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

Transcript of "The pleasures and perils of studying Twitter"

  1. 1. THE PLEASURES AND PERILS of Studying Twitter Katrin Weller #rsmconf13 Researching Social Media Conference, Nov. 4th 2013, Sheffield
  2. 2. Background
  3. 3. Personal background #diata11 #diata12 #hiddendataproject @twitsocbook #gesisworkshops
  4. 4. Twitter research on the rise SCOPUS search: TITLE(twitter) AND PUBYEAR > 2005, 22.08.2013.
  5. 5. Twitter vs. Facebook Scopus (TITLE-ABS-KEY(Twitter) AND PUBYEAR > 2006) (TITLE-ABS-KEY(Facebook) AND PUBYEAR > 2006)
  6. 6. 10 pleasures and perils
  7. 7. #1 de-banalizing Twitter Richard Rogers: Foreword. In: Twitter and Society, 2013
  8. 8. #2 rich content, simple structure
  9. 9. #3 Simple structure? Theories?
  10. 10. #4 API data access
  11. 11. #5 API data access
  12. 12. #6 data haves, data have-nots boyd, danah and Kate Crawford. (2012). “Critical Questions for Big Data”
  13. 13. #7 Who‘s on Twitter?
  14. 14. Local Following
  15. 15. #8 Ethics?
  16. 16. #9 Methods and standards?
  17. 17. #10 No explicit methods and standards
  18. 18. Outlook
  19. 19. Forgotten features? images, favorites
  20. 20. Cross-platform studies • multi-method approaches • interdisciplinary work
  21. 21. Longitudinal studies • comparisons
  22. 22. Shared datasets? • Historical perspectives
  23. 23. Exciting work ahead!
  24. 24. THANK YOU! Katrin Weller @kwelle katrin.weller@gesis.org http://katrinweller.net www.gesis.org/en Follow @twitsocbook for news
  1. A particular slide catching your eye?

    Clipping is a handy way to collect important slides you want to go back to later.

×