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Visualizing Communication on Social Media: Making Big Data Accessible

@article{McKelvey2012VisualizingCO,
  title={Visualizing Communication on Social Media: Making Big Data Accessible},
  author={Karissa Rae McKelvey and Alex Rudnick and Michael D. Conover and Filippo Menczer},
  journal={ArXiv},
  year={2012},
  volume={abs/1202.1367}
}
The broad adoption of the web as a communication medium has made it possible to study social behavior at a new scale. With social media networks such as Twitter, we can collect large data sets of online discourse. Social science researchers and journalists, however, may not have tools available to make sense of large amounts of data or of the structure of large social networks. In this paper, we describe our recent extensions to Truthy, a system for collecting and analyzing political discourse… 

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