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How Leave won Twitter: an analysis of 7.5m Brexit-related tweets

Bauchowicz, Stefan and Hänska, Max ORCID: 0000-0001-9188-534X (2016) How Leave won Twitter: an analysis of 7.5m Brexit-related tweets. LSE Brexit (19 Aug 2016). Website.

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Abstract

How do tweets map onto the Brexit vote? Neatly, it turns out. Stefan Bauchowitz (left) and Max Hänska collected more than 7.5m Brexit-related tweets in the run-up to the referendum. They found Leavers were more active than supporters of Remain, despite the younger profile of social media users. Both in print and online, voters were exposed to more Eurosceptic than pro-EU messages.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/brexit/
Additional Information: © 2016 The Author(s)
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HA Statistics
H Social Sciences > HE Transportation and Communications
J Political Science > JC Political theory
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe)
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
Date Deposited: 07 Apr 2017 12:50
Last Modified: 20 Sep 2021 23:22
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/72991

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