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Australian Federal Election 2019 on Twitter

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During the 2019 federal election campaign, the QUT Digital Observatory along with Professor Axel Bruns, Professor Daniel Angus, and Adam Smith collected the tweets from Twitter accounts officially associated with candidates in the election.

Selected publications from the research team analysing this data include:

This dataset consists of three (3) .csv files, including two containing Tweet IDs and one containing candidate information.  Also present are two fact sheets (.pdf). 

Refer to Twitter's Terms of Service, Privacy Policy, Developer Agreement and Policy for use of the two .csv files containing Tweet IDs.

Access rights

This dataset consists of three (3) .csv files, including two containing Tweet IDs and one containing candidate information. Use of the two Tweet ID .csv files to rehydrate tweets is solely for non-commercial research purposes and subject to Twitter's terms, including Twitter Terms of Service, Privacy Policy, Developer Agreement and Policy. It is a condition of use to cite these .csv files. The candidate .csv file is licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International Licence (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/). The two fact sheets included in this dataset are licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International Licence (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

Geographical area of data collection

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Data focuses on Australian events, but is not restricted to data sourced from Australia.

Publications

Twitter Campaigning Strategies in Australian Federal Elections 2013–2019 http://dx.doi.org/https://doi.org/10.1177%2F20563051211063462
Election Twitter chatter: who’s sharing and what’s trending https://www.qut.edu.au/news?id=144270
The 2019 election on Twitter: Watergate, mums, and well-organised independents https://theconversation.com/the-2019-election-on-twitter-watergate-mums-and-well-organised-independents-117182

Research areas

Communication and media studies
Australian government and politics

Cite this collection

Bruns, Axel; Angus, Daniel; Smith, Adam; QUT Digital Observatory; (2022): Australian Federal Election 2019 on Twitter. Queensland University of Technology. (Dataset) https://doi.org/10.25912/RDF_1652225222164

Data file types

.csv and .pdf

Licence

Access rights to different files in the dataset are detailed in the Access Rights section.

Copyright

© Queensland University of Technology, 2022.

Dates of data collection

From 2019-05-04 to 2019-05-25

Connections

Has association with
Adam Smith  (Administrative position)
Daniel Angus  (Researcher)
Has chief investigator
Axel Bruns  (Researcher)

Contacts

Name: QUT Digital Observatory
Phone: +61 7 3138 8586

Other

Date record created:
2022-05-05T10:03:42
Date record modified:
2022-05-12T14:35:26
Record status:
Published - Open Access