The Illusion of Opposition on Turkish Twitter – Continued Here (part 2 – live in some way)

This is a follow up post on my Beacon article. I thought some people might have questions about the limitations of that particular piece of analysis, as I analysed data about a partly conservative hashtag. I already mentioned in the Beacon post that I can reproduce (and I have) the same results with other types of hashtags and topics, but why take my word for it? I decided to blog my results from additional analyses here. I have already deleted my previous data sets on non-politicised and opposition-like topics, so I will analyse a few other hashtags -on Twitter- that communicate opposition ideas, and post only a few details here. Continue reading “The Illusion of Opposition on Turkish Twitter – Continued Here (part 2 – live in some way)”

The Illusion of Opposition on Turkish Twitter by Yusuf Salman — Beacon

It is a common assumption by journalists, some social scientists and social media users that platforms like Twitter, or SM in general are centres of resistance in regions where there is some sort of conflict. I decided to check this assumption for Turkey.

Source: The Illusion of Opposition on Turkish Twitter by Yusuf Salman — Beacon