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DAPP analyzes British elections in post in the Financial Times

Everything before the election seemed to be pointing to a Labour lead. Even pollsters got it wrong. But a network analysis of the Twitter conversations about the general election highlights just how much hype there was around Labour in the run-up to the big day. Marco Ruediger and this colleagues at...

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Main Author: Financial Times
Format: Article
Language: eng
Published: 2015
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Online Access: http://hdl.handle.net/10438/13758
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Everything before the election seemed to be pointing to a Labour lead. Even pollsters got it wrong. But a network analysis of the Twitter conversations about the general election highlights just how much hype there was around Labour in the run-up to the big day. Marco Ruediger and this colleagues at the department of public policy analysis at the Fundação Getulio Vargas in Rio de Janeiro analysed and visualised millions of tweets during the campaign.