Posts tagged: OII

A comment on Fuchs’ Social Media.

10 October 2014 0

This is the draft text of a response that I gave to a Book Colloquim on Christian Fuchs’ “Social Media: A Critical Introduction”. The text differs somewhat from a transcript, but I’m posting it ere at the request of several in the audience. – – – I’m a research fellow at the Oxford Internet Institute.… Read More »

NodeXL / Network Workshop at UKSNA

I’m giving a one day workshop at the upcoming UK Social Networks Association conference in Greenwich. The workshop is on Wednesday, July 6th. Registration is still open. Here’s the write up from the page on short course : From data to discovery: NodeXL for social network capture, analysis and visualisation This workshop will familiarise attendees… Read More »

OII Network course 2011: A Showcase

For the second year in a row, I co-taught the OII’s Online Social Networks course with Dr. Sandra Gonzalez-Bailon. Again this year we had some excellent studies and some excellent students. But I thought the graphs were so visually interesting, and often creative that I’ve asked for permission to compile them in a gallery. This… Read More »

What you can and can’t get from Facebook

25 November 2010 0

I have had several interesting requests for my NameGen program, including the much maligned desktop application that is not really active development (pending future grant money). What is interesting is the sorts of requests that come in based on misunderstandings of what Facebook provides to an application developer. So, what can and can’t you get… Read More »

(Face)Book week for Bernie

16 September 2010 0

Wow, what a week for Facebook and me! Nevermind the fact that results from the “So you want to be a scientist” project with Nina Jones went massive on BBC’s website (as the top story two days running with almost a million views). But much hard work and perseverance from colleagues of mine have turned… Read More »

New Pinwheel network layout

10 January 2010 0

I’m presently working on a chapter on Facebook networks for the forthcoming Analyzing Social Media Networks with NodeXL edited by Marc Smith, Derek Hansen and Ben Shneiderman. Working with [NodeXL][nx] has been a lot of fun. Since NodeXL does not have native facilities for importing Facebook, there’s not much to discuss for data collection. I… Read More »