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Social Media & Digital Humanities: Methods/Approaches for Social Scientists

  • Parish Hall Building Sheffield Street London, WC2A 2HA United Kingdom (map)

This event will introduce a mix of methodologies and provide an overview of free-to-use and commercial software for the analysis of social media data. It will be led by an expert in the area, Dr Wasim Ahmed who has taught Undergraduate, Masters, and PhD level courses on social media data analytics.

The training event will cover both quantitative and qualitative social media analysis techniques including machine learning, sentiment analysis, social network analysis, content analysis, and thematic analysis. The event will also touch on the diverse potentials of social data for organisations from forecasting, detecting crisis events, and as an early warning system for organisational threats.