Project Code: STATE-USA-J-23

Social Media and Election Violence. Correlation or Causation?

Project Title Social Media and Election Violence. Correlation or Causation?
Project Summary Apply data analytics to the relationship between extreme content on social media and election violence.
Country United States
Agency Department of State
DoS Office J/CSO
Post N/A
Section N/A
Number of Interns 3
Project Description

Extreme content on social media is often associated with election violence.
This project will analyze social media data in order to determine the relation between inflammatory messages and citizen reaction. The analyst will monitor real-world elections to gather, organize and present findings from social media metadata and content.

Required Skills or Interests
Skill(s)
Analytical writing
Data analysis
Data visualization
Social media management
Additional Information

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