Understand the methodology and applications of Social Network Analysis with particular attention to the world of Social Media.
As in the real world, even on the social media, people have a preference relationship with certain individuals recognized for their prestige, reputation and experience.Opinion leaders are those who first create or become acquainted with media content and interpret it in their own opinions. Subsequently, such opinions are spread to the general public, which becomes an opinion follower.
Social Network Analysis, alongside the most traditional social media analytics tools, can help identify the most interesting communities, the most shared topics, relevant influencers, and analyze the different aspects of engagement within social media. The webinar will introduce participants to online conversation analysis, with particular focus on Twitter. The aim is to provide an overview of the Social Network Analysis methodology and introduce some entry-level tools for collecting, analyzing and displaying online social relationships through simulations and case studies.
Origins, applications, and basic knowledge of Social Network Analysis
Mono-partite and n-partite graph
BOTs on Twitter, how identify them with Social Network Analysis metrics
Overview of some entry-level tool (SocioViz, Gephi)
Analyze Twitter conversations to identifiy the most active and influential users
100+ minutes of recorded video
100+ slides with speaker notes