This research explores how children and youth utilize social media and information and communication technologies (ICTs) focusing on youth from seven countries: Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, and Trinidad & Tobago. This analysis uses computational techniques including network visualization, sentiment analysis and computational linguistic analysis.
Category: Social Media Analysis
An Automated Approach to Measuring Online Deliberation
This project proposes a framework for an automated method to measure online deliberation by analyzing commentary surrounding a complex social issue. By employing a combination of analytic calculations, alongside tools such as Google Perspective and LIWC, we assess the sentiment and quality of online deliberation using established measures of deliberation including rationality, interactivity, equality, civility…