The initial challenge: understand how Twitter works.

As a millennial, can I understand how Twitter works? – Well, it should be easy, since the largest age group (more than 38%) is between 25 - 34 years old. Sure, most people can use it. Yet do they understand it? I remember the first time someone told me about Twitter. It was sometime around 2008. I did not grasp the notion that 140 characters could be enough to convey an exciting idea.

July 18, 2021 · 5 min · 871 words · André Rodrigues

First step towards social media analytics for Science Education Research.

I just delivered my application for Twitter API. A modest research project on the public understanding of science and conversations on scientific topics. Let’s see if I get approved. It is a new field of research for me. Looks promising and exciting!

June 24, 2021 · 2 min · 302 words · André Rodrigues