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Student
Title
Supervisor
Faculty
Educational Programme
Final Grade
Year of Graduation
Artyom Korxov
"Twitter" in the system of political communications
Faculty of Politics
Bachelor’s programme
2014
This work seeks the solution to the problem of classification of Twitter as part of the network of political communications and specifically concerns with the destribution and spread of information inside the social network as well as the role it plays in political communication. The author considers a set of well-known research papers on the analysis of political comunications in social networks, particularly in Twitter. As a research case for this work, the Moscow major 2013 elect

ions were chosen. The focus of the research is on the analysis of mechanisms and pecularities of the spread of political information trough Twitter with the method of social graphs. Specifically, this work investigates two graphs – a graph of re-tweets and a graph of followers. As an outcome the work presents a characteristics of Twitter as an instrument of the distribution of political information.

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