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A Handful of Presentations from ANZCA 2017

A number of us presented our recent research at the Australia New Zealand Communication Association conference at the University of Sydney last week. Here are some of the....

Twitter in Australia: How We’ve Grown and What We Talk About

There are plenty of assumptions and not a great deal of reliable data about how we use social media. Twitter, for example, is variously accused of being a haven for leftist....

From ATNIX to Hitwise: Australian Online News Audiences, 2012-14

It’s been a long time since I’ve published the Australian Twitter News Index (ATNIX) on a semi-regular basis – other commitments got the better of me for some time,....

Big Brother’s Radar, Social Media and Public Votes

Big Brother is undoubtedly one of the most popular Australian shows on Social Media. Outside of ABC’s weekly hit Q&A, our 2013 study of Australian TV found Big Brother....

First Steps in Exploring the Australian Twittersphere

Twitter is widely used in Australia, but we don’t actually know such a great deal about the structure and dynamics of the Australian Twittersphere. Back in 2011/12, our....

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)....

#ausvotes: Twitter Activity across the Electorates

Over at Mapping Online Publics, we’ve begun to cover the role of Twitter during the 2013 Australian federal election. Following on from yesterday’s update of overall Twitter....

ATNIX: Australian Twitter News Index 2012 Round-Up

Having gathered data for the Australian Twitter News Index since mid-2012, it’s time now to review the overall patterns which the index has shown us over the past six months.....