Welcome to SPARTA
Society, Politics and Risk with Twitter Analysis
SPARTA is an interdisciplinary research project at the UniBw M and funded by dtec.bw. The Project brings together a team of political and computer scientists to build a state-of-the-art infrastructure that enables large scale analyses of real-time and historical Tweets.SPARTA focuses on two use cases: Elections & Riots. The project on Elections makes use of real-time and historical data and kicks off with the 2021 German federal election campaign. The project on Riots analyzes historical data and starts with the 2021 Capitol Hill Riots.
Our current real-time analysis focuses on the 2021 German federal election. Please also have a look at our Methods page and at our Blog – here we inform you continuously.
German Election '21 – How the Twittersphere talks about the German parties
The upper part of the graph shows the difference between the relative positive and negative mentions of the parties in the German-language Tweets commenting on the election. Every hour a new data point is introduced, which is calculated based on the Tweets published in the past 6 hours (sliding window). By clicking on the names of the parties on the right-hand side, you can remove them from the visualization. The lighter shade serves to illustrate the standard error. The lower part of the graph shows the number of tweets that mention a specific party. More info on the analysis can be found here.
The graph shows the topics discussed most frequently in the Tweets of the German election Twittersphere published in the past 6 hours. The analysis is updated every 4 seconds (sliding window).
The graph shows the hashtags used most frequently in the Tweets of the German election Twittersphere published in the past 6 hours. The analysis is updated every 4 seconds (sliding window).