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SIG MET: Conducting Twitter Research Webinar 
Original broadcast:  December 11, 2013

Twitter has become a popular data source in many research areas. Some of the specific features of Twitter make it possible to focus the research on some specific phenomenon and behavior, making Twitter a very versatile data sources and platform to study human behavior. In this webinar we will give an overview of some of these possibilities. We will start from data collection and end with presenting methods and examples to 1) map networks of conversational connections on Twitter, and 2) research content of the tweets.

Kim Holmberg
Kim Holmberg is a postdoctoral research associate at the Statistical Cybermetrics Research Group at University of Wolverhampton, UK. He has a PhD in information studies from Åbo Akademi University, Finland. His research interests include webometrics, scientometrics, altmetrics, social media, information dissemination and social network analysis. In his current research he studies scholarly activities in social media and their potential connection to traditional measures of scholarly communication and impact. 
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