Bowdoin’s Murthy Develops Republican Primary Twitter Visualization Tool

Dhiraj Murthy

 

Social media has become a battleground for warring candidates seeking the Republican presidential nomination, prompting new research by Assistant Professor of Sociology Dhiraj Murthy.

Working with Stephanie Bond ’13 and lab programmer Alexander Gross, Murthy is researching urban American responses to Republican primary candidates on Twitter.

The team has developed a tool to visualize tweets from the most populous urban American cities. Read more about the research and check out the visualization tool.

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