On Twitter, fake news spreads fast and far
Vox - 03/08/2018
It’s an amazing amount of data, which Twitter provided special access to. “This is rare for any of the platforms to [allow],” says David Lazer, a Northeastern University political and computer scientist, adding that Twitter deserves some credit for being so willing for the researchers to query any public tweets they wanted to include in the analysis. More commonly, Twitter caps the amount of data researchers can pull from its servers.