Big data and news online: The possibilities and limits for social research
2016 (English)In: Sociologia e Ricerca Sociale, ISSN 1121-1148, no 109, 159-173 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
The main aim of this article is to improve knowledge on applicability of Big Data (BD) techniques in social research, by exploring the validity of using BD as an approach in emerging news contexts. In particular, we constructed and examined a large database of historical data of public online comments on a recent constitutional bill review. We using BD technology in order to analyze people's opinions to this particular reform.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Edizioni Franco Angeli, 2016. no 109, 159-173 p.
Information Systems, Social aspects
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:kth:diva-201991ScopusID: 2-s2.0-85009212527OAI: oai:DiVA.org:kth-201991DiVA: diva2:1078302
QC 201703032017-03-032017-03-032017-03-03Bibliographically approved