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Social Media in Emergencies a highlight at ANZDEM Conference

In May 2014, Emma Potter (PhD Candidate) and I attended the Australia and New Zealand Disaster and Emergency Management (ANZDEM) Conference on the Gold Coast. The conference....

Big Brother 16 #Kickoff

The Big Brother 16 ‘kickoff’ (with its own hashtag) and premiere (also with its own hashtag) really got the ball rolling for this year’s version of the most engaging....

View from Brazil: Twitter as a tool for protest – and procrastination

Twitter activity this week, just like the World Cup, has definitely not slowed since the opening match. Here, we look at the shift in conversation as the tournament begins....

Brands are big winners in the ‘first social media World Cup’

This article was originally published on The Conversation, 19 July 2014 by Darryl Woodford & Katie Prowd The 2014 World Cup has already seen a significant volume of Twitter....

Unaffiliated Brands capitalise on World Cup through Social Media

This was originally written as a pre-tournament column for The Conversation. Sections of the below will appear in later articles, however we are posting it here in its entirety. by....

Twitter Excitement Index & Aussie TV Premieres

Welcome to another week of Telemetrics updates. In this blog we’ll take a quick look back at the last set of ‘predictions’, explore the Twitter Excitement....

Let’s Get Visual: Infographics of the Twittersphere

Hello World! My name is Kate Guy and I’m a Creative Industries student at QUT. I became involved in this project through the VRES (Vacation Research Experience Scholarship)....

The Week in Telemetrics: Advanced Metrics & Fine-Tuning

A new week, and so time for an update on progress in Telemetrics. In general, the last 10 days has primarily been concerned with adding additional fields and detail to our....

Introducing Telemetrics: The Weighted Tweet Index

Back in October, as I was flying to and from Denver for the AoIR conference, I was reading a number of books about sporting metrics, In  one of these, “Trading Bases”,....

Football fandom in the Brazilian Twitterland

Most people around the world know how passionate Brazilians are about football. More precisely, around 80% of the population there is at some level a football fan, a recent....