Sabotage Bureau

Twitter talk on the 2019 Australian election campaign

On the first day of the recent federal election campaign, April 11th 2019, I constructed a search constituted of election-related...

Turning point UK: roll-out of an influence network

Turning point UK: roll-out of an influence network

February 1st, 2019: ‘Turning Point UK’, a counterpart to a billionaire-bankrolled right-wing youth organisation in the United States, is launched...

Killing baby Hitler – network visualisation (147k tweets)

Jan 18, 2019: Addressing an anti-abortion rally, prominent right-wing agitator Ben Shapiro resurrects the old meme or moral quandary: assuming...

Epic ratio – network visualisation

Jan 19 2019: students of Covington Catholic High School in Kentucky are filmed jeering at and blocking the path of...

Ad campaign confronts toxic masculinity – network visualisation (228k tweets)

Jan 15 2019: Gillette, subsidiary of Procter and Gamble, launched an advertising campaign on social media promoting – together with...

Layouts for network visualisation four – tweet network

Layouts for network visualisation four – tweet network

(prior layouts are the account network, relations network, and semantic co-occurrence network layouts) The fourth and final layout for visualisation...

layouts for network visualisation three – semantic co-occurrence network

The previous two layouts described (the account-focused and relations-focused layouts), with the handles of social media accounts as the labels,...

Layouts for network visualisation two – relations network

Layouts for network visualisation two – relations network

The essential distinction between this second layout, focused on relations, and the first, focused on agents, is that the emphasis...

Layouts for social media network visualisation

The following is a description of the method followed in producing code and templates for extraction and network visualisation of...

Ethical guidelines for argument mapping

Preliminary ethical guidelines for research involving extraction of public tweets for network visualisation (of this sort). Though the guidelines set...