Data analytics of the 2017 electoral campaign in Twitter for a TV news show

Report analyzing how the politicians campaign on social networks

Data analytics of the 2017 electoral campaign in Twitter for a TV news show

A part of the information obtained from the analysis and data processing that we share in the article How Argentine politicians campaign on Twitter was presented in this report produced by the Argentine Public Television web team on October 22, the day of the general elections for National Deputies and Senators of the Argentine Republic.

There are some videos:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hNG001dm2vY https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SNK1aiD0Vh0 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kh2TkkWRbh0

Notes on methodology and tools:

The corpus analyzed in this article are the tweets and profiles of the candidates mentioned in the period from July 13 to October 22, 2017.

For the extraction of data, the API for Twitter developers was used in combination with the Python 3 library, Tweepy. The data was stored in a MongoDB database and analyzed using Python and Pymongo.