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How Twitter Tracked The News Of The World Scandal

Posted By Barry Ritholtz On July 17, 2011 @ 7:54 am In Current Affairs,Financial Press | Comments Disabled


Rupert Murdoch’s decision to close the News of the World was greeted with a frenzy on Twitter. The Guardian has analysed half a million tweets sent with the #notw hashtag over the past four days to capture how the scandal has resonated with the online community.

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Source: How Twitter tracked the News of the World scandal [1] (Guardian.co.uk)

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