Gender identity and lexical variation in social media

@article{Bamman2012GenderIA,
  title={Gender identity and lexical variation in social media},
  author={David Bamman and Jacob Eisenstein and T. Schnoebelen},
  journal={arXiv: Computation and Language},
  year={2012}
}
We present a study of the relationship between gender, linguistic style, and social networks, using a novel corpus of 14,000 Twitter users. Prior quantitative work on gender often treats this social variable as a female/male binary; we argue for a more nuanced approach. By clustering Twitter users, we find a natural decomposition of the dataset into various styles and topical interests. Many clusters have strong gender orientations, but their use of linguistic resources sometimes directly… Expand
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