Social Media Research Foundation

Hello! We are a group of researchers who want to create open tools, generate and host open data, and support open scholarship related to social media. Social media is the term for all the ways people connect to people through…

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Geocode your Twitter network with NodeXL

As mobile devices become a major method for authoring and consuming social media, location data is increasingly a part of many posts, tweets, check-ins, and messages.  Many Twitter clients, for example, can add the user’s current latitude and longitude to the metadata associated with a tweet.  Other systems like Facebook Places, Google Latitude and Foursquare [...]
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A network guide to NodeXL features: The new NodeXL sample network (in v.159)

Eduarda Mendes Rodrigues, (University of Porto) from the NodeXL team has created a sample network file that attempts to highlight the functions and applications of the social media network analysis toolkit.  The latest release of NodeXL now contains this sample file: In this map nodes represent the major feature groups and functions in the NodeXL application. [...]
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