Urban Social Listening: Potential and Pitfalls for Using by Justin B. Hollander, Erin Graves, Henry Renski, Cara

By Justin B. Hollander, Erin Graves, Henry Renski, Cara Foster-Karim, Andrew Wiley, Dibyendu Das

This booklet analyses new software instruments and social media data that can be utilized to discover the attitudes of individuals in city areas. It stories at the findings of numerous examine tasks that experience have experimented with using microblogging information along side diversified quantitative and qualitative equipment, including content research and complicated multivariate statistics.
Applied researchers, planners and coverage makers have just recently began to discover the aptitude of Big information to assist comprehend social attitudes and to probably tell neighborhood coverage and development decisions. This booklet offers an unique research into how Twitter can be utilized to explain the city adventure and people's conception of position, in addition to offering significant implications for public coverage. it will likely be of significant curiosity to researchers in human geography, social media, cultural experiences and public policy.

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We also collected data from three additional control locations for comparison purposes: Cambridge, Massachusetts; São Paulo, Brazil; and Lisbon, Portugal. Cambridge is home to both the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard University, universities which attract sizable student and faculty from around the globe, including Portuguese speakers. São Paulo and Lisbon are both cities where Portuguese is the primary language, each representing very different linguistic communities. We collected geotagged tweets from all five collection areas for three periods in December 2014 and January 2015.

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