Digital sources: a case study of the analysis of the Recovery of Historical Memory in Spain on the social network Twitter




Methodology, Data mining, Networks analysis, History, Twitter


The incorporation of digital sources from online social media into historical research brings great opportunities, although it is not without technological challenges. The huge amount of information that can be obtained from these platforms obliges us to resort to the use of quantitative methodologies in which algorithms have special relevance, especially regarding network analysis and data mining. The Recovery of Historical Memory in Spain on the social network Twitter will be analysed in this article. An open-code tool called T-Hoarder was used; it is based on objectivity, transparency and knowledge-sharing. It has been in use since 2012.


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How to Cite

Congosto, M. (2018). Digital sources: a case study of the analysis of the Recovery of Historical Memory in Spain on the social network Twitter. Culture &Amp; History Digital Journal, 7(2), e015.