10 days to go until polling day
Latest interviews, user numbers and social media campaign news
Constituencies with users: 626 out of 650 Average users per constituency: 10.1 Number of users: 6,534 Campaigning has been suspended over the last week, following the tragic events in Manchester, and is only now slowly beginning to restart. A change in campaign activity is visible in the volume of Facebook activity that WhoTargets.Me detected, although it only reached […]
Working with The Bureau of Investigative Journalism and LSE
Constituencies with users: 619 out of 650 Average users per constituency: 9.3 Number of users: 6,024 First of all – we’ve had a great week in terms of numbers. As I write we’ve just tipped over 6,000 users, about 50% more than last week. There are just a hand full of constituencies with no users as […]
What does Facebook know about me?
On Friday we spent the day working with the LSE’s Department of Media and Communications and the Bureau of Investigative Journalism. We’re putting in the groundwork make sure the data WhoTargets.Me gathers on Facebook advertising is reliable. Students and staff from LSE worked on ‘coding’ the data – coming up with a robust system for […]
Have you ever wondered what demographics and advertising interests are associated with your Facebook account? Luckily Facebook makes this information available, with preferences to change certain settings from this page.