Anstead, Nick and O’Loughlin, Ben (2011) In the 2010 election, the online space was seen as a battleground to be fought over. In future elections it could be used as a method for better understanding the public. British Politics and Policy at LSE (19 Sep 2011) Blog Entry.
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While journalists speculated about whether the 2010 UK General Election was the country’s ”first Internet election”, semantic polling (using algorithms to read social media data) was under-examined. Nick Anstead and Ben O’Loughlin explore the role of semantic polling in the 2010 election and argue that it will become even more important in the future.
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|Library of Congress subject classification:||J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
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