A social network analysis of the #ADP2014 hashtag users during Bonn climate change conference

The twitter hashtag #ADP2014 corresponds to the tweets about the Climate Conference meeting that happened in Bonn between the 10th March 2014 and the 14th of March 2014 during the climate change conference. We collected 3573 tweets sent by 1400 twitter accounts, from people all around the world. It is a strongly interconnected network: 32 communities have been identified via the social network analysis software Gephi.

1. The Edges of the Network

01_ADP2014_degre_total

The edges correspond of the ranking of the twitter accounts, depending of how much mentions / RT they received, and how much tweets they sent.

The edge ranking for #ADP2014 is as follows : @un_climatetalks (928 mentions and tweets), @irena_org (185), @duycks (133), @cfigueres (130), @rtcc_sophie (117), @earthinbrackets (112), @yebsano (111), @marinabodescu (98).

We can also rank the accounts by isolating the mentions / RT and the tweets from the accounts. We can see here the graphic visualization of the twitter accounts ranking by tweets sent :

02_ADP2014_degres_sortants

 2. The twitter accounts connecting different communities

These are the twitter accounts that help information to spread on twitter, by connecting different communities. The most important « connectors » account for #ADP2014 are @un_climatetalks, @marinabodescu, @earthinbrackets, @rtcc_sophie, @cansouthasia, @mattias_s, @climatejustinfo, @duycks

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3. The twitter accounts with the most influence

This visualization identifies the #ADP2014 network leaders. They are the twitter accounts whose tweets reach the more important number of people.

They are, in order, @un_climatetalks, @cfigueres, @yebsano, @rtcc_sophie, @irena_org, @rtccnewswire, @marinabodescu, @climatejustinfo, @duycks.

 04_ADP2014_influenceurs

4. The PageRank

The PageRank is a social network analysis of the global influence of a twitter account in its network. It allows to rank the twitter accounts depending on the probability to found them by looking for #ADP2014 tweets.

The ranking is as follows : @un_climatetalks, @cfigueres, @halldorth, @marchildonsarah, @irena_org, @un, @yebsano, @rtcc_sophie, @rtccnewswire

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