Roots of Trumpism: Homophily and Social Feedbackin Donald Trump Support on Reddit

@article{Massachs2020RootsOT,
  title={Roots of Trumpism: Homophily and Social Feedbackin Donald Trump Support on Reddit},
  author={Joan Massachs and Corrado Monti and Gianmarco De Francisci Morales and Francesco Bonchi},
  journal={12th ACM Conference on Web Science},
  year={2020}
}
  • Joan Massachs, Corrado Monti, +1 author Francesco Bonchi
  • Published 2020
  • Computer Science
  • 12th ACM Conference on Web Science
  • We study the emergence of support for Donald Trump in Reddit’s political discussion. With almost 800k subscribers, “r/The_Donald” is one of the largest communities on Reddit, and one of the main hubs for Trump supporters. It was created in 2015, shortly after Donald Trump began his presidential campaign. By using only data from 2012, we predict the likelihood of being a supporter of Donald Trump in 2016, the year of the last US presidential elections. To characterize the behavior of Trump… CONTINUE READING

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