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SAGE Handbook of Social Media Research Methods

by Luke Sloan and Anabel Quan-Haase Sage Publications Ltd
Pub Date:
02/2017
ISBN:
9781473916326
Format:
Hbk 728 pages
Price:
AU$274.00 NZ$276.52
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With coverage of the entire research process in social media, data collection and analysis on specific platforms, and innovative developments in the field, this handbook is the ultimate resource for those looking to tackle the challenges that come with doing research in this sphere  

01 Introduction to the Handbook of Social Media Research Methods: Goals, Challenges and Innovations - Anabel Quan-Haase and Luke Sloan
SECTION ONE: CONCEPTUALISING & DESIGNING SOCIAL MEDIA RESEARCH
02 What is social media and what questions can social media research help us answer? - Lori McCay-Peet and Anabel Quan-Haase
03 Big Data - Hype or Revolution? - Rob Kitchin
04 Building interdisciplinary social media research teams: Motivations, challenges, and policy frameworks - Anabel Quan-Haase and Lori McCay-Peet
05 Social media users’ views on the ethics of social media research - Kelsey Benninger
06 To what extent can we trust the virtual representation of a user? - Shuzhe Yang, Anabel Quan-Haase, Andrew Nevin and Yimin Chen
07 Social Science ‘lite’? Deriving Demographic Proxies from Twitter - Luke Soan
SECTION TWO: COLLECTION & STORAGE
08 Think before you collect: Setting up a data collection approach for social media studies - Philipp Mayr & Katrin Weller
09 The Social Media Data Processing Pipeline - David M. Brown, Adriana Soto-Corominas, Juan Luis Suárez & Javier de la Rosa
10 The Role of APIs in Data Sampling from Social Media - Dietmar Janetzko
11 Data Storage, Curation and Preservation - Alex Voss, Ilia Lvov and Sara Day Thomson
12 Using Social Media in Data Collection: Designing Studies with the Qualitative E-Research Framework - Janet Salmons
SECTION THREE: QUALITATIVE APPROACHES TO SOCIAL MEDIA DATA
13 Small Data, Thick Data: Thickening Strategies in Trace-Based Social Media Research - Guillaume Latzko-Toth, Claudine Bonneau & Mélanie Millette
14 Visuality in Social Media: researching images, circulations and practices - Martin Hand
15 Coding of non-text data - Diane Rasmussen Pennington
16 Twitter as method: Using Twitter as a tool to conduct research - Bonnie Stewart
17 Small stories research: a narrative paradigm for the analysis of social media - Alexandra Georgakopoulou
SECTION FOUR: QUANTITATIVE APPROACHES TO SOCIAL MEDIA DATA
18 Geospatial Analysis - Olga Buchel & Diane Rasmussen Pennington
19 Pragmatics of Network Centrality - Shadi Ghajar-Khosravi and Mark Chignell
20 Predictive Analytics with Social Media Data - Niels Buus Lassen Lisbeth La Cour and Ravi Vatrapu
21 Deception, Detection and Rumor Debunking for Social Media - Victoria L. Rubin
SECTION FIVE: DIVERSE APPROACHES TO SOCIAL MEDIA DATA
22 From Site-specificity to Hyper-locality: Performances of Place in Social Media - Nadav Hochman
23 Analysing social media data and other data sources: A methodological overview - Frauke Zeller
24 Listening to social rhythms: Exploring logged interactional data through sonification - Jack Jamieson and Jeffrey Boase
25 Innovative social location-aware services for mobile phones - Bernhard Klein & Ulf-Dietrich Reips
SECTION SIX: ANALYTICAL TOOLS
26 COSMOS: The Collaborative On-Line Social Media Observatory - Jeffrey Morgan
27 Social Lab: An “Open Source Facebook?? - Ulf-Dietrich Reips and Pablo Garaizar
28 R for Social Media Analysis - Simon Hegelich
29 GATE: An Open-Source NLP Toolkit for Mining Social Media - Kalina Bontcheva
30 A how-to for using Netlytic to collect and analyze social media data: A case study of the use of Twitter during the 2014 Euromaidan Revolution in Ukraine - Anatoliy Gruzd , Philip Mai and Andrea Kampen
31 Theme Detection in Social Media - Daniel Angus
32 Sentiment Analysis - Mike Thelwall
SECTION SEVEN: SOCIAL MEDIA PLATFORMS
33 The ontology of tweets: Mixed methods approaches to the study of Twitter - Dhiraj Murthy
34 Instagram - Linnea Laestadius
35 Weibo - Xiao Hu, Chen Qiao & King-wa Fu
36 Foursquare - Matthew J. Williams and Martin Chorley
37 Facebook - Jessica Vitak
38 Big Data and Political Science: The Case of VKontakte and the 2014 Euromaidan Revolution in Ukraine - Anatoliy Gruzd and Ben O’Bright
39 A Retrospective on State of the Art Social Media Research Methods: Ethical decisions, big-small data rivalries and the spectre of the 6Vs - Luke Sloan and Anabel Quan-Haase

Understanding social media is key to understanding contemporary public life. What you have in this fabulously curated book is a collection of important insights on how to make sense of what is happening in social media from a wide variety of methodological and analytical perspectives.