Social media and society

Social media and society

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ATNIX: Crisis news floods twitter

The Australian Twitter News Index for February 2017 reflects the current climate of permanent crisis, at home and abroad.

Echo Chamber? What Echo Chamber?

Stop blaming social media's echo chambers for Brexit and Donald Trump: there's little evidence that they actually exist.

ATNIX: Australian Twitter News Index, June-July 2016

Two media events dominate the Australian Twitter News Index for June/July: the election drives visitors to Australian news sites, but the Don Dale scandal boosts social media sharing for the ABC.
One of the most retweeted images of all time: Barack Obama’s 2012 victory tweet. Twitter: @barackobama

A First Draft of the Present: Why We Must Preserve Social Media Content

History, they say, is written by the winners – but more concretely, it is written on the basis of the records that survive and are accessible to historians. For most of human history, these have recorded…