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An #okfest14 Twitter Archive

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posted on 2014-08-22, 16:34 authored by Ernesto PriegoErnesto Priego

The Open Knowledge Festival 2014 (#okfest14) took place in Berlin, Germany, 15th to 17th July 2014.

This file contains a dataset of Tweets tagged with #okfest14 (case not sensitive).

If you use or refer to this data in any way please cite and link back using the following citation information:

Priego, Ernesto (2014): An #okfest14 Twitter Archive. figshare.

The complete archive contains Tweets published publicly and tagged with #okfest14 between Sat Jul 12 10:41:57 +0000 2014 and Thu Jul 17 20:16:24 +0000 2014

The Tweets contained in this file were collected using Martin Hawksey’s TAGS 5.1. The file contains 7 sheets.

Only users with at least 2 followers were included in the archive. Retweets have been included. An initial automatic deduplication was performed but data might require further deduplication.

The data in this file has been manually organised and quantified into sets organised by day. It is possible that sets are not complete; particularly Wednesday 16 July and Thursday 17 July might be incomplete due to high volumes.

Please note that both research and experience show that the Twitter search API isn't 100% reliable. Large tweet volumes affect the search collection process. The API might "over-represent the more central users", not offering "an accurate picture of peripheral activity" (González-Bailón, Sandra, et al. 2012). It is not guaranteed this file contains each and every Tweet tagged with #okfest14 during the indicated period, and is shared for comparative and indicative educational and research purposes only.

As usual, please note the data in this file is likely to require further refining and even deduplication. The data is shared as is.

This dataset is shared to encourage open research into scholarly activity on Twitter. If you use or refer to this data in any way please cite and link back using the citation information above.