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Limits and possibilities of online social data
Journal Title: SOCIOLOGIA DELLA COMUNICAZIONE  
Author/s: Fabio Giglietto, Luca Rossi 
Year:  2015 Issue: 49 Language: Italian 
Pages:  10 Pg. 9-18 FullText PDF:  148 KB
DOI:  10.3280/SC2015-049002
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The shift of several everyday activities to digital platforms have brought, among many other changes, an extraordinary availability of data for social scientists. On the one hands this richness opens new opportunities, on the other it poses new challenges. The skills required to analyze large quantity of data, the relationship between quantity and quality and the one between researcher and the private platforms where the data are created and stored are only some example of the open issues addressed in this paper.
Keywords: Online data, Twitter, computational social science

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Fabio Giglietto, Luca Rossi, Limits and possibilities of online social data in "SOCIOLOGIA DELLA COMUNICAZIONE " 49/2015, pp. 9-18, DOI:10.3280/SC2015-049002

   

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