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Title:SoMe tools for social media research
Author(s):Walker, Shawn; Hemsley, Jeff; Eckert, Josef; Mason, Robert M.; Nahon, Karine
Subject(s):Social Media
Data Curation
Big Data
digital curation and preservation
social computing
social and community informatics
quantitative data analysis
Abstract:The Social Media Lab at UW ( has been collecting tweets related to the Occupy Movement since October 2011. This poster presents the challenges, technical approach, and some results from the effort, which to date has collected over 80 million tweets. The SoMe Lab was recently awarded a $1 million NSF grant to develop an open source toolkit to make it feasible for non-technical researchers to conduct similar social media research.
Issue Date:2013-02
Citation Info:Walker, S., Hemsley, J., Eckert, J., Mason, R. M., & Nahon, K. (2013). SoMe tools for social media research. iConference 2013 Proceedings (p. 971). doi:10.9776/13496
Genre:Conference Poster
Publication Status:published or submitted for publication
Peer Reviewed:is peer reviewed
Rights Information:Copyright © 2013 is held by the authors. Copyright permissions, when appropriate, must be obtained directly from the authors.
Date Available in IDEALS:2013-02-03

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