When personal data isn’t.
We can use social media data for research, that doesn’t mean we should
This post delves into the following concerns:
- Informed consent — Organisations use Twitter data, without informing users.
- Anonymity — User’s content has a high risk of reidentification.
- Right to withdraw — Users have no ability to revoke scraped data.
Twitter can solve these problems. Academia could help set a precedent…