Online social networks and offline protest

Abstract

Large-scale protests occur frequently and sometimes overthrow entire political systems. Meanwhile, online social networks have become an increasingly common component of people’s lives. We present a large-scale longitudinal study that connects online social media behaviors to offline protest. Using almost 14 million geolocated tweets and data on protests… (More)
DOI: 10.1140/epjds/s13688-015-0056-y

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@article{SteinertThrelkeld2015OnlineSN, title={Online social networks and offline protest}, author={Zachary C. Steinert-Threlkeld and Delia Mocanu and Alessandro Vespignani and James Fowler}, journal={EPJ Data Science}, year={2015}, volume={4}, pages={1-9} }