Social Media Data Analysis
|Dates:||16 February 2021|
|What is it:||Short course|
|Organiser:||Cathie Marsh Institute for Social Research|
|Who is it for:||University staff, External researchers, Adults, Alumni, Current University students|
|Speaker:||Professor Mike Thelwall|
This course describes how to use free Windows software Mozdeh to gather tweets and to download comments on YouTube videos. The course will also describe simple and big data-style text analysis methods to gain insights into the meaning of the downloaded texts and to identify patterns within the data. Analysis methods will cover identifying topic, gender, time and sentiment differences in tweets or comments.
Using the free Mozdeh Windows software, you will:
- Learn how to gather social media texts from Twitter and YouTube.
- Learn simple techniques for interrogating the downloaded texts to gain insights into topics of discussion.
- Learn simple data mining techniques to identify trends and patterns in the data.
- Learn about the limitations of social media data analysis.
Professor Mike Thelwall
Role: Course leader
Organisation: University of Wolverhampton
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