Platform Resonance Sample Study
Which platforms resonate most in the news about the Iran elections? A quick sample, comparing Twitter, Youtube
1. Query Google News for "Iran Elections" and Twitter, Facebook and Youtube
, using the Google News Scraper.
Max nr. of results: 1000
Period: 29 May 09 - 29 June 09
"Iran Election" Twitter
"Iran Election" Facebook
"Iran Election" YouTube
2. Count the results and visualize the results in a Dorling Map.
"Iran Election" Twitter (757)
"Iran Election" Facebook (535)
"Iran Election" Youtube
: Platform Resonance Sample Dorling.pdf
Of the three platforms tested, Twitter is most often mentioned in the news about the Iran Elections 2009.
Google news results show an immense amount of copy-pasting of articles about the Iran elections:
(and paste in excel)
Further research suggestions
Maybe look over time, as YouTube
may have grown since the Neda video upload?