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Netvizz allows you to download the network data of Facebook groups you
belong to. There's some technical problem with large groups (we've
used it successfully with groups up to 3k users) but it provides you a
nice .gdf file that you can use with gephi.
On Sat, Dec 3, 2011 at 12:33 PM, Maurice Vergeer <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
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> try NodeXL (an MS excel template) to download Twitter and facebook
> data or other SNS data.
> Be ware for downloading popular people on Twitter such as celebrities
> because of the large amounts of data visualization will be
> But your classroom twitter networks will probably be no problem
> see these sites for info and downloads:
> www.connectedaction.com and http://nodexl.codeplex.com/
> On Sat, Dec 3, 2011 at 12:07 PM, David Wagner <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
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>> Dear Socnet Members,
>> I'm currently running a module on Research Methods and in the second part of
>> the course I would like my students to collect some data, more specifically
>> (electronic) network data. Have any of you run some exercises in class that
>> worked well and you're willing to share the experience? Are you aware of
>> literature on the topic? The course I'm referring to is an undergrad course
>> (in Communication Management), so the exercise shouldn't be too
>> sophisticated in terms of technical skills. One thing that I'm tempted to
>> try is to let students export their Facebook data via Namegenweb
>> (https://apps.facebook.com/namegenweb/) or a similar application and let
>> them play around with and graph the data in Gephi (http://gephi.org/).
>> However, I would love to collect a few more ideas and thought that some of
>> you may be able to offer good advise.
>> Regards from Germany,
>> BSc, MSc, cand PhD
>> Doctoral Program in Dynamic Capabilities and Relationships
>> German Graduate School of Management and Law gGmbH
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> Maurice Vergeer
> Department of communication, Radboud University (www.ru.nl)
> PO Box 9104, NL-6500 HE Nijmegen, The Netherlands
> Visiting Professor Yeungnam University, Gyeongsan, South Korea
> Recent publications:
> -Vergeer, M. Lim, Y.S. Park, H.W. (2011). Mediated Relations: New
> Methods to study Online Social Capital. Asian Journal of
> Communication, 21(5), 430-449.
> -Vergeer, M., Hermans, L., & Sams, S. (forthcoming). Online social
> networks and micro-blogging in political campaigning: The exploration
> of a new campaign tool and a new campaign style. Party Politics.
> -Pleijter, A., Hermans, L. & Vergeer, M. (forthcoming). Journalists
> and journalism in the Netherlands. In D. Weaver & L. Willnat, The
> Global Journalist in the 21st Century. London: Routledge.
> -Vergeer, M., Eisinga, R. & Franses, Ph.H. (forthcoming). Supply and
> demand effects in television viewing. A time series analysis.
> Communications - The European Journal of Communication Research.
> maurice.vergeer (skype)
> @mauricevergeer (twitter)
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