Studying political microblogging: Twitter users in the 2010 Swedish election campaign

@article{Larsson2012StudyingPM,
  title={Studying political microblogging: Twitter users in the 2010 Swedish election campaign},
  author={Anders Olof Larsson and Hallvard Moe},
  journal={New Media \& Society},
  year={2012},
  volume={14},
  pages={729 - 747}
}
Among the many so-called microblogging services that allow their users to describe their current status in short posts, Twitter is probably among the most popular and well known. Since its launch in 2006, Twitter use has evolved and is increasingly used in a variety of contexts. This article utilizes emerging online tools and presents a rationale for data collection and analysis of Twitter users. The suggested approach is exemplified with a case study: Twitter use during the 2010 Swedish… Expand

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