Investigating Political Polarization on Twitter: A ... - Social Media Lab
The preliminary results suggest that there are some pockets of political polarization on Twitter, but at the same time there is evidence that as a communication and social networking platform, Twitter may be able to facilitate open, cross-party, and cross-ideological discourse. Figure 1: “Who mentions whom” Twitter network ... D., Mandviwalla, M., and Williams, C. B. (2010). Web 2.0 and politics: The 2008 U.S. presidential election and an E-politics research agenda.