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  1. R

    Sampling Twitter Accounts

    Hello, I need to do a content analysis of certain types of Twitter accounts. There are in total 19 of them (N = 19) but I need to take a sample due to resource constraints. I want to have 95% confidence (Z = 1.96) and a margin of error of 5% (E = 0.05). In order to understand the variability of...
  2. D

    The proportion of twitter followers of handle X also following Y

    OK, someone recently asked me what the probability that followers of Twitter handle X are also followers of Twitter handle Y. I used some R code (using the twitteR package) to get 47,000 followers from X and 61,000 followers of Y (the two handles have a LOT of followers). I created a vector and...