Tweeting From Left to Right

@article{Barber2015TweetingFL,
  title={Tweeting From Left to Right},
  author={P. Barber{\'a} and J. Jost and J. Nagler and J. Tucker and R. Bonneau},
  journal={Psychological Science},
  year={2015},
  volume={26},
  pages={1531 - 1542}
}
  • P. Barberá, J. Jost, +2 authors R. Bonneau
  • Published 2015
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Psychological Science
  • We estimated ideological preferences of 3.8 million Twitter users and, using a data set of nearly 150 million tweets concerning 12 political and nonpolitical issues, explored whether online communication resembles an “echo chamber” (as a result of selective exposure and ideological segregation) or a “national conversation.” We observed that information was exchanged primarily among individuals with similar ideological preferences in the case of political issues (e.g., 2012 presidential election… CONTINUE READING
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