Under the Twitter streetlight: How data scarcity distorts research

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As part of our #LeftOnRead campaign, several researchers testified to the reluctance of online platforms to provide useful data. Many resort to studying Twitter, which is more accommodating than most.

Period13 Aug 2020

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  • TitleUnder the Twitter streetlight: How data scarcity distorts research
    Degree of recognitionInternational
    Media name/outletAlgorithmWatch
    Media typeWeb
    CountryGermany
    Date13/08/20
    DescriptionAs part of our #LeftOnRead campaign, several researchers testified to the reluctance of online platforms to provide useful data. Many resort to studying Twitter, which is more accommodating than most.
    Producer/AuthorNicolas Kayser-Bril
    URLhttps://algorithmwatch.org/en/story/data-access-researchers-left-on-read/
    PersonsAna Pop Stefanija