Twitter and Facebook are not Representative of the General Population: Political Attitudes and Demographics of British Social Media users

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Mellon, Jonathan ; Prosser, Christopher (2017)
  • Publisher: SAGE Publishing
  • Journal: (issn: 2053-1680)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1177/2053168017720008
  • Subject: Political science | J
    acm: ComputingMilieux_LEGALASPECTSOFCOMPUTING

A growing social science literature has used Twitter and Facebook to study political and social phenomena including for election forecasting and tracking political conversations. This research note uses a nationally representative probability sample of the British popul... View more
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