Archival and analysis of #GI2013 Tweets

November 4, 2013

(This article was first published on Getting Genetics Done, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)

I archived and analyzed all Tweets containing #GI2013 from the recent Cold Spring Harbor Genome Informatics meeting, using my previously described code.

Friday was the most Tweeted day. Perhaps this was due to Lior Pachter’s excellent keynote, “Stories from the Supplement.”

There was clearly a bimodal distribution in the Tweets by hour, corresponding to the morning and evening sessions:

Top hashtags used other than #GI2013:

Most prolific users:

And of course, the much-maligned word cloud:

Archive of all #GI2013 Tweets

R code for analysis

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