Characterising Twitter reply chains in the Australian twittersphere

Axel Bruns live blog of my talk From Snurblog - liveblog at AOIR2017: The next speaker in this AoIR 2017 is my DMRC colleague Brenda Moon, whose focus is on reply chains on Twitter. There are a number of ways in which replies are chained together, and in fact the term ‘reply tree’ may be preferable to ‘reply chains’: there may be many replies to the same original tweet only, or a long dyadic interaction over a series of tweets, or various permutations between these two extremes.

Beyond Hashtags: Collecting And Analysing Conversations On Twitter

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