4 Works

#BringBackOurInternet

Bergis Jules
In response to a demonstrations related to a strike by teachers and lawyers in Cameroon, the government shut down internet connectivity in the English speaking regions of the country. http://www.voanews.com/a/cameroon-cuts-internet-in-englis... In response, concerned citizens and supporters protested on social media using the hashtag #BringBackOurInternet. The tweet ids in this dataset were collected on 5 separate occasions. There are 81,419 tweets in 5 separate datasets.BringBackOurInternet_tweet_ids1, 3,896 tweets, collected 2017-01-23, 08:16:27BringBackOurInternet_tweet_ids2, 4,518 tweets, collected 2017-01-23 13:16:20BringBackOurInternet_tweet_ids3, 10,...

#BlackWomenAtWork

Bergis Jules
The hashtag #BlackWomenAtWork began trending following Fox News host Bill O'Reilly's sexist and racist comment about California Congresswoman's Maxine Water's hair on March 28th, 2017and White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer's remarks to journalist April Ryan during press briefing on the same day. The hashtag began trending after Brittany Packnett used it in this set of tweets where she asked black women to tweet about their experiences: https://twitter.com/mspackyetti/status/846811002670854145

Riverside Plane Crash

Bergis Jules
On Monday, February 27th, 2017, a small plane crashed into several residential homes in Riverside, CA killing three people and injuring several others. This is a set of tweets collected on Wednesday, March 1st, 2017 using the keywords "Riverside Plane Crash".

#BLMKidnapping

Bergis Jules
These 136,990 tweet ids represent reaction to a Facebook Live video that was posted on January 3rd, 2017, showing four African American men violently attacking a white, mentally disabled man. The tweets were collected on 01/05/2017. After the video surfaced, the Twitter hashtag, #BLMkidnapping, was created and used to incorrectly attribute the violent attack to members of the Black Lives Matter movement. Police in Chicago, where the attack took place, have found no evidence the...

Registration Year

  • 2017
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Resource Types

  • Text
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Affiliations

  • University of California, Riverside
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