Friday, 9 October 2015

PhD Blog Post Tweeted by Channel 4 News

A blog post written by PhD student Wasim Ahmed, with the help of a Masters student Alexandra Boutopoulou, both whom study at the Information School, was tweeted out by Paul Mason Economics Editor at Channel 4 News. The post analysed the #ThisIsACoup hashtag, and highlighted important users whom helped drive the hashtag to become viral. The blog post was a collaborative effort with help from John Swain, head of Data Science at Yang Brothers, Visibrain Focus whom provided the data via Twitter’s Firehose API.

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