#protestbaku hashtag versions 2 and 3
Since people are so fond of my first analysis, here’s a new one that is more up-to-date.
This is a bit harder to understand because it now includes all the people that have been retweeting, but hey, thought I’d share…
Who is the most popular on this hashtag?
Top 10 Vertices, Ranked by Betweenness Centrality:
Group 1 is now pro-government.
Here are their most popular words:
1/12/2013 12:00:00 AM
The use of #khadijutan (an offensive tweet at a journalist) and “yolo” make it pretty clear.
Group 2 is the on-the-ground activists that tweet in English plus foreigners that are friendly with them (myself included).
Group 3 looks to be people in Turkey but also includes Bakhtiyar Hajiyev.
Group 3’s most popular words:
I ran this again on Sunday 12noon Pacific time.
541 people tweeted using this hashtag.
Someone asked about location. People don’t always tell the truth, of course, but 167 of the tweeters listed Baku as their time zone. 264 (49%) of the tweeters listed Baku or Azerbaijan as their location.
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