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See how red tweeters and blue tweeters ignore each other on Ferguson

 Bild: Quartz.com

Bild: Quartz.com

In the image at the top, each point is one of the most talkative tweeters, and two points are connected if one mentions the other: in essence, the image depicts the social network of who talks to whom. It shows two clearly divided groups[1].

Who are these groups? Group membership is strongly connected with political party: tweeters who describe themselves as “conservative” (or using similar adjectives) are disproportionately likely to be in the red group, and tweeters who describe themselves as “liberal” are disproportionately likely to be in the blue group. Group membership is also connected with race: tweeters whose profiles contain “African-American”, or similar adjectives, are far more likely to be in the blue group.

Sehr schöne Visualisierung von kontroversen Tweets über das Thema "Ferguson". 

Source: http://qz.com/302616/see-how-red-tweeters-...