Social Science in the Era of Big Data

  title={Social Science in the Era of Big Data},
  author={Sandra Gonz{\'a}lez-Bail{\'o}n},
  journal={Policy \& Internet},
Digital technologies keep track of everything we do and say while we are online, and we spend online an increasing portion of our time. Databases hidden behind web services and applications are constantly fed with information of our movements and communication patterns, and a significant dimension of our lives, quantified to unprecedented levels, gets stored in those vast online repositories. This article considers some of the implications of this torrent of data for social science research… 
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