The Belt and Road Initiative on Twitter: An Annotated Dataset

Chun Yin Man, David Alexander Palmer & Junxi Qian
This repository stores a collection of 500,711 posts (tweets) and 714,794 reposting threads (retweets) related to the BRI on Twitter. The dataset was collected through Twitter APIs using the terms: “belt and road”, “one belt one road”, ‘new silk road”, “maritime silk road”, and “silk road economic belt”, which includ the phrases and their hashtag format to download data. The time series of the dataset is from 7 September 2013 to 30 November 2021. Furthermore,...
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