Date Thesis Awarded
Bachelors of Arts (BA)
Maurits van der Veen
The purpose of this research was to understand sentiment on social media as it relates to the anti-vaccination movement. Using a corpora of Twitter, Facebook and Reddit the sentiment found on each of these platforms was measured using a frequency dictionary of lexicons with categories pertinent to the research and statistical tests. The results yielded key differences in how anti-vaxx sentiment is talked about on each platform.
Scheuerman, Campbell, "Measuring Anti-Vaxx Sentiment on Social Media" (2020). Undergraduate Honors Theses. Paper 1544.
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