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Diversity in Data - Graduate Specialists


Collecting and Analyzing Social Media Data for Social Science Research Online 

This workshop is an introduction to using social media data (Twitter, Facebook, Youtube, Instagram, Reddit, Tiktok) for social science research. We will focus on the following questions: Why use social media data for social science research? What types of research questions can we address? What types of data can we collect? How can we collect and analyze social media data? What types of analyses can we employ? What are some key challenges in using social media data? We will conclude with a general discussion and Q&A session. 

Presenter: Burcu Kolcak, Diversity in Data Graduate Specialist

Burcu Kolcak

Burcu Kolcak served as Diversity in Data Graduate Specialist during academic year 2021-2022.  Her research into the representation of Black Lives Matter on Twitter, Racial Bias in Policing Data, and issues in analyzing Social Media data resulted in the presentations described on this page.



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