digital sociology Archive

24 Jan 2017

Get inspired – Case studies on how urban planners use social media and open data

In 2014, the consortium of various partners launched a project urbandata2decide, coordinated by Austrian-based SME SYNYO GmbH. Its aim is to extract information, create visualizations, support decision-making and approach urban challenges. The reason why the project might
16 Nov 2016

How to get likers and commenters of public posts

In this article, I would like to give a basic guide on how to download data from Facebook API about public posts of public Facebook pages. You may use such data for social network analysis, for text
13 Oct 2016

How to use Facebook API data to link users with a content they prefer

The group of authors from the University of Milano submitted an interesting article for CARMA 2016 International Conference on Advanced Research Methods and Analytics. They proposed a “A Multivariate Approach to Facebook Data for Marketing Communication” (available here).
20 Jul 2016

Several use cases of the social network analysis methodology

In this article, we would like to share several use cases of the social network analysis. They might motivate you to run your own projects. “a very simple and quick mockup of family relations and correspondence for
22 Apr 2016

Interesting data visualisation projects

In this article, we would like to share several interesting data visualisation projects. They might motivate you to run your own projects. “a very simple but quite effective tool to visualize Shakespeare’s sonnets” (article) “the haunting sounds and imagery
2 Mar 2016

Social Network Analysis of political parties in Slovakia

The article is about the use of social network analysis for an analysis of active followers of political parties in Slovakia and their structure. It is the first part of the project, testing the difference between Facebook
26 Feb 2016

Internet of things and sociology: for anyone interested

For anyone interested in sociology aspects of internet of things, the quantified self and digital sociology in general, visit Simply Sociology blog. It is a blog run by Deborah Lupton, who is a “Centenary Research Professor in the