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History class meets the digital age
Published Nov 7, 2018
JHU historian Martha Jones conducts required class discussions on Twitter, challenging her students to distill their thoughts and engage with subject-matter experts
Misinformation operation
Study: Russian trolls fueled vaccine debate
Published Aug 24, 2018
Findings suggest much of the Twitter discussion about vaccines may be linked to 'malicious actors' with 'hidden agendas'
Intersession
Science Tweeting 101
Published Jan 19, 2017
Intersession class preps students for competitive world of scientific publishing
Market measures
Stock picks from social media?
Published July 25, 2016
Sentiment of activity on micro-blogging platforms offers clues to stock performance, study shows
Trading insights
Taking stock of tweets
Published April 23, 2015
Study explores link between Twitter sentiment, how IPOs fare
Twitter analysis could yield insight into vaccine refusal
Published Feb 24, 2015
Computer scientist Mark Dredze part of team exploring why people refuse vaccines, how these reasons vary among communities
Mental health
You are what you tweet
Published Dec 9, 2014
Analysis of Twitter posts could provide fresh insight into mental illness trends
Tweet view
Twitter flu tracking goes local
Published March 18, 2014
Data accurately gauge's spread of flu in New York City in study
Using Twitter to track the flu
Published Jan 24, 2013 Video
Researchers find a better way to screen the tweets