Gathering and Analyzing Text and Social Media
Here are exercises for this chapter and links to resources for effective searches and analysis of social media and text.
1. Make a Word Cloud of a government official’s speech. One software to try is https://www.wordclouds.com/ where you can copy speech into the software.
2. Pick a set of documents to look at in https://www.documentcloud.
Use the analyze tool to see entities and the timeline within the documents.
3. Pick a public official and use the search tools in Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram to search for postings related to that official.
4. Bookmark http://
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