Tag: South Africa

2016 South Africa Municipal Elections

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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Do Tokoloshes Drive South African Newspapers' Facebook Engagement?

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

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#DataHack3: Where are the Tweeting classes from?

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

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#DataHack2: 2014 South African Election Twitter Interactions

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

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#DataHack1: 2014 South African Election Social Media Hack #HackRU

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

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