Another election year, and time to dust off some old analysis. You can see the 2014 ones here. Election season is back and so are analytics! Can you spot the #ConCourt ruling? #MySAVote #2016MunicipalElections pic.twitter.com/6QhtdaQ5t5 — Dr Vukosi Marivate (@vukosi) …

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Original Post Appeared on iAfrikan [Evernote Mirror] What would you uncover if you decided to find out what the most liked, commented news articles in South Africa are? Let's find out. The Facebook Graph API provides a rich source of …

Do Tokoloshes Drive South African Newspapers' Facebook Engagement? Read more »

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This is a continuation into an analysis dive into South African election related Twitter data. Previously I created DataHack1 and  DataHack2. Location(s), Location(s), Location(s) A common criticism when analyzing social media data in South Africa is how it is not representative of …

#DataHack3: Where are the Tweeting classes from? Read more »

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This is a continuation into an analysis dive into South African election related Twitter data. Previously I created DataHack1 and after reading this post you can also see DataHack3. UPDATE: This post made in onto iAfrikan (in a nicer edited …

#DataHack2: 2014 South African Election Twitter Interactions Read more »

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UPDATE: This post made in onto iAfrikan (in a nicer edited format): Link, Evernote Mirror UPDATE: DataHack2 and DataHack3 are now available. So attending a bit of HackRU Spring 2014 and thought I would take the opportunity to sharpen up …

#DataHack1: 2014 South African Election Social Media Hack #HackRU Read more »

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