A social network analysis of Twitter: Mapping the digital humanities community

  title={A social network analysis of Twitter: Mapping the digital humanities community},
  author={Martin Grandjean},
  journal={Cogent Arts & Humanities},
  • Martin Grandjean
  • Published 2016
  • Sociology, Engineering
  • Cogent Arts & Humanities
  • Abstract Defining digital humanities might be an endless debate if we stick to the discussion about the boundaries of this concept as an academic “discipline”. In an attempt to concretely identify this field and its actors, this paper shows that it is possible to analyse them through Twitter, a social media widely used by this “community of practice”. Based on a network analysis of 2,500 users identified as members of this movement, the visualisation of the “who’s following who?” graph allows… CONTINUE READING
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