Urban Social Listening: Potential and Pitfalls for Using by Justin B. Hollander, Erin Graves, Henry Renski, Cara

By Justin B. Hollander, Erin Graves, Henry Renski, Cara Foster-Karim, Andrew Wiley, Dibyendu Das

This booklet analyses new software program instruments and social media facts that may be used to discover the attitudes of individuals in city areas. It experiences at the findings of numerous learn initiatives that experience have experimented with utilizing microblogging information at the side of different quantitative and qualitative tools, together with content material research and complex multivariate statistics.
Applied researchers, planners and coverage makers have only in the near past began to discover the opportunity of tremendous facts to aid comprehend social attitudes and to in all likelihood tell neighborhood coverage and improvement judgements. This e-book offers an unique research into how Twitter can be utilized to explain the city event and people's belief of position, in addition to delivering major implications for public coverage. it is going to be of serious curiosity to researchers in human geography, social media, cultural reviews and public policy.

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MICROBLOGGING AND URBAN STUDIES The use of Twitter and other microblogging data to enhance urban planning and related studies of place is a relatively new development due to the newness of the platform itself—Twitter was only launched in the summer of 2006. Despite Twitter still being less than a decade old, numerous efforts have been made, both inside and outside of academia, to apply analysis of a corpus of tweets from particular locations to a variety of urban issues and planning endeavors. Several studies use Twitter-based sentiment analysis to understand what is happening in urban places through examinations of the geography of well-being and happiness.

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