#MLA14: A First Look (III)

[For the first part of this series, click here.

For the second part, click here.

For the fourth part, click here.]

A Summary

The dataset we have includes 27,491 unique tweets, collected between Sunday September 01 2014 at 20:35:07 and Wednesday January 15 2014 at 16:16:41Central Time.

We have now created a sub-set that collects the tweets posted during the actual convention, i.e. from Thursday 9 January 6:04:45 AM to Sunday 12 2014 23:32:46 Central Time. The total number of tweets in this period sums 21,915 tweets.

The table below gives totals per day and a grand total for the whole event:

#mla14 Summary Table. CC-BY Ernesto Priego and Chris Zarate

#mla14 Summary Table. CC-BY Ernesto Priego and Chris Zarate

Visualised as bar charts it looks like this:

#mla14 Summary Chart (with Total) CC-BY Ernesto Priego and Chris Zarate

#mla14 Summary Chart (with Total) CC-BY Ernesto Priego and Chris Zarate

#mla14 Summary (without Total), Thurs 9 - Sun 12 January 2014

#mla14 Summary (without Total), Thurs 9 – Sun 12 January 2014

#mla1 Average Tweet Rate Per Minute chart, CC-BY Ernesto Priego and Chris Zarate

#mla1 Average Tweet Rate Per Minute chart, CC-BY Ernesto Priego and Chris Zarate

According to our data it was Friday that saw the most activity on Twitter, with 7417 tweets.  There were less tweets at the beginning and end of the convention. According to the program panels finished at 3:00pm on Sunday. This is the day that shows significantly fewer tweets.

For more, watch this space.

 

 

 

 

 

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