Category Archives: SNA

Twitter buzz about IBM Rational

Having created a Python program for “poor man’s mass surveillance”, that given a Twitter account, or set of accounts, grabs the latest tweets from that account and analyzes each tweet for mentions, I thought it might be interesting to see … Continue reading

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Poor man’s mass surveillance:collection & analysis of Twitter data with Gephi & Python

[Each of the “dots” in the graphs above –  there are about 100.000 of them –  even the tiniest small ones barely visible at this level of zoom, represents a twitter user (blue dot), or a hashtag (red dot).  The … Continue reading

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Social Network analysis of Carl Bildt’s – Swedish Foreign Minister – Twitter activities

As I’ve posted before, the Swedish Foreign Minister Carl Bildt is very active on social media since long time (cudos, Carl!), as well as a proponent of close cooperation with foreign (read NATO + Israeli) security and intelligence services. Furthermore, … Continue reading

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Analysis of Twitter: relationships between tweeters, mentions and hashtags

Now things start to get really exiting: I extended my Python hack to collect information on all relationships for a set of Twitter users, more specifically, I record the following: Each tweeter becomes a node Each #hashtag becomes a node … Continue reading

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