TITLE

Twitter Archives and the Challenges of "Big Social Data" for Media and Communication Research

AUTHOR(S)
Burgess, Jean; Bruns, Axel
PUB. DATE
October 2012
SOURCE
M/C Journal;Oct2012, Vol. 15 Issue 5, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the challenges of big data as it draws on the content lists provided by Twitter as a social media platform. It mentions the need to create methodological choices in the processing and analysis of metadata on mediated social interaction. It notes the complexity of Twitter as a research site. It also emphasizes that the lists of tweets in the site stir a form of data-driven research which tends towards abductive reasoning.
ACCESSION #
89110439

 

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