Immigration on Twitter: understanding public attitudes online

Document type
Report
Author(s)
Bartlett, Jamie; Norrie, Richard
Publisher
Demos
Date of publication
1 April 2015
Subject(s)
Minority Groups, Resettlement
Collection
Social welfare
Material type
Reports

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Social media activity presents a novel way to research and understand attitudes, trends and media consumption. There are a growing number of academic and commercial efforts to make sense of social media data sets for research or (more typically) advertising and marketing purposes. This short scoping exercise examines the potential of listening to conversations taking place about immigration on Twitter.

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