Methodological Appendix D: Social Network Analysis Methodology

Table D.1: Characteristics of Twitter Users Included in Analysis

Vertex Followed Followers Tweets
826dc 445 859 707
anc1a 19 58 33
bloombars 1290 968 4528
bryanweaverdc 319 830 1571
colheightsday 114 246 92
columbiahts 54 395 252
commonwealthpub 190 548 357
heightsdc 570 222 25
jimgraham_ward1 28 1624 242
louscitybar 206 155 84
newcolumbiahts 187 1606 1674
ourcoheigh 76 92 56
petes_newhaven 1979 1714 1335
popville 73 3581 4178
redrocksdc 342 992 266
room11dc 2 794 204
theheightslife 171 1094 1177
thewonderlanddc 113 222 31

Table D.2: Vertex Metrics

Vertex In-Degree Out-Degree Eigenvector Centrality
826dc 3 1 0.020
anc1a 5 2 0.039
bloombars 5 15 0.081
bryanweaverdc 0 3 0.017
colheightsday 9 15 0.079
columbiahts 8 7 0.058
commonwealthpub 8 5 0.056
heightsdc 2 12 0.065
jimgraham_ward1 11 0 0.057
louscitybar 4 4 0.039
newcolumbiahts 14 14 0.077
ourcoheigh 4 3 0.039
petes_newhaven 8 11 0.065
popville 10 2 0.059
redrocksdc 9 9 0.065
room11dc 8 0 0.051
theheightslife 11 13 0.079
thewonderlanddc 5 8 0.054

Table D.3: Edge List, Generated by NodeXL

Vertex 1 Vertex 2 Relationship Edge Weight
anc1a newcolumbiahts Mentions 2
theheightslife colheightsday Mentions 2
columbiahts colheightsday Mentions 2
bryanweaverdc popville Followed 1
bryanweaverdc newcolumbiahts Followed 1
bryanweaverdc jimgraham_ward1 Followed 1
theheightslife ourcoheigh Followed 1
newcolumbiahts ourcoheigh Followed 1
ourcoheigh jimgraham_ward1 Followed 1
ourcoheigh newcolumbiahts Followed 1
ourcoheigh columbiahts Followed 1
colheightsday ourcoheigh Followed 1
bloombars ourcoheigh Followed 1
theheightslife petes_newhaven Followed 1
columbiahts petes_newhaven Followed 1
newcolumbiahts petes_newhaven Followed 1
colheightsday petes_newhaven Followed 1
bloombars petes_newhaven Followed 1
petes_newhaven theheightslife Followed 1
petes_newhaven popville Followed 1
petes_newhaven redrocksdc Followed 1
petes_newhaven newcolumbiahts Followed 1
petes_newhaven room11dc Followed 1
petes_newhaven columbiahts Followed 1
petes_newhaven commonwealthpub Followed 1
petes_newhaven colheightsday Followed 1
petes_newhaven jimgraham_ward1 Followed 1
petes_newhaven bloombars Followed 1
petes_newhaven heightsdc Followed 1
commonwealthpub petes_newhaven Followed 1
redrocksdc petes_newhaven Followed 1
heightsdc petes_newhaven Followed 1
theheightslife bloombars Followed 1
newcolumbiahts bloombars Followed 1
colheightsday bloombars Followed 1
bloombars popville Followed 1
bloombars room11dc Followed 1
bloombars redrocksdc Followed 1
bloombars theheightslife Followed 1
bloombars newcolumbiahts Followed 1
bloombars anc1a Followed 1
bloombars columbiahts Followed 1
bloombars colheightsday Followed 1
bloombars 826dc Followed 1
bloombars commonwealthpub Followed 1
bloombars jimgraham_ward1 Followed 1
bloombars louscitybar Followed 1
bloombars thewonderlanddc Followed 1
heightsdc bloombars Followed 1
newcolumbiahts 826dc Followed 1
826dc newcolumbiahts Followed 1
heightsdc 826dc Followed 1
theheightslife anc1a Followed 1
anc1a jimgraham_ward1 Followed 1
newcolumbiahts anc1a Followed 1
colheightsday anc1a Followed 1
heightsdc anc1a Followed 1
colheightsday heightsdc Followed 1
heightsdc theheightslife Followed 1
heightsdc newcolumbiahts Followed 1
heightsdc commonwealthpub Followed 1
heightsdc redrocksdc Followed 1
heightsdc colheightsday Followed 1
heightsdc popville Followed 1
heightsdc room11dc Followed 1
heightsdc jimgraham_ward1 Followed 1
theheightslife jimgraham_ward1 Followed 1
newcolumbiahts jimgraham_ward1 Followed 1
popville jimgraham_ward1 Followed 1
colheightsday jimgraham_ward1 Followed 1
louscitybar jimgraham_ward1 Followed 1
theheightslife louscitybar Followed 1
newcolumbiahts louscitybar Followed 1
colheightsday louscitybar Followed 1
louscitybar popville Followed 1
louscitybar newcolumbiahts Followed 1
louscitybar theheightslife Followed 1
theheightslife popville Followed 1
columbiahts popville Followed 1
popville theheightslife Followed 1
colheightsday popville Followed 1
redrocksdc popville Followed 1
thewonderlanddc popville Followed 1
theheightslife redrocksdc Followed 1
theheightslife room11dc Followed 1
theheightslife columbiahts Followed 1
theheightslife newcolumbiahts Followed 1
theheightslife thewonderlanddc Followed 1
columbiahts theheightslife Followed 1
newcolumbiahts theheightslife Followed 1
colheightsday theheightslife Followed 1
commonwealthpub theheightslife Followed 1
redrocksdc theheightslife Followed 1
thewonderlanddc theheightslife Followed 1
newcolumbiahts room11dc Followed 1
colheightsday room11dc Followed 1
redrocksdc room11dc Followed 1
thewonderlanddc room11dc Followed 1
columbiahts newcolumbiahts Followed 1
columbiahts redrocksdc Followed 1
columbiahts commonwealthpub Followed 1
newcolumbiahts columbiahts Followed 1
colheightsday columbiahts Followed 1
redrocksdc columbiahts Followed 1
thewonderlanddc columbiahts Followed 1
newcolumbiahts commonwealthpub Followed 1
colheightsday commonwealthpub Followed 1
commonwealthpub redrocksdc Followed 1
commonwealthpub colheightsday Followed 1
commonwealthpub newcolumbiahts Followed 1
redrocksdc commonwealthpub Followed 1
thewonderlanddc commonwealthpub Followed 1
newcolumbiahts colheightsday Followed 1
colheightsday redrocksdc Followed 1
colheightsday newcolumbiahts Followed 1
colheightsday thewonderlanddc Followed 1
redrocksdc colheightsday Followed 1
thewonderlanddc colheightsday Followed 1
newcolumbiahts redrocksdc Followed 1
redrocksdc newcolumbiahts Followed 1
redrocksdc thewonderlanddc Followed 1
thewonderlanddc redrocksdc Followed 1
newcolumbiahts thewonderlanddc Followed 1
thewonderlanddc newcolumbiahts Followed 1

Figure D.1: Tweets Analyzed by NodeXL

Vertex Latest Tweet
826dc It’s #FrancoRaiser vs #FrancoFever. Vote for the winner on Facebook and we’ll announce tomorrow! http://on.fb.me/g0bsbC
anc1a RT @newcolumbiahts: Election results are in! What happened in Columbia Heights? http://goo.gl/fb/H2cYf
bloombars You’re invited: This weekend, check out Hip Hop Theatre by Jabari “AuraGin” Exum! http://fb.me/Ki8s6gG9
bryanweaverdc @johnnowicki @randomduck @NateforDC @davestroup @Dizzyluv25 Really!!!
colheightsday 27 yard sales and counting for April 2. What can you buy? Check out the latest Wordle. http://yfrog.com/gzufusp
columbiahts Just past Harriett Tubman Elem – site of tmrw’s @ColHeightsDay. Tents are going up – looks like it will be a great time!
commonwealthpub This page will soon be removed.  Please friend Hank’s Osyter Bar for information about Jamie Leeds
heightsdc Happy hour beverages all day.  Traditional Irish Whiskey flight, Murphy’s Stout and beer cocktails!  http://t.co/3obEDb3 via @byt
jimgraham_ward1 Update in reference to the Flood Warning for the Metropolitan Area (including DC). The Flooding Warning will be from 3:00 PM to 9:00 PM.
louscitybar Tuesday’s Hat Trick happy Hour specials $3 Margaritas, $3 16oz Lou’s Brews $3 glass of Pennsfold Chardonnay
newcolumbiahts Missing woman: Emily Hershenson http://goo.gl/fb/4T4Wi
ourcoheigh tweet #HootStats http://ht.ly/4c4uD
petes_newhaven after long drive, dinner at aniello’s in east haven. large mozz of course.
popville Nice RT @LeDroitParkDC: Shaw’s Tavern at 520 FL Ave NW scheduled to open in June. Wood oven pizza, pastas & tavern classics on the menu
redrocksdc Brunch again this Monday for President’s Day!  $9 bottomless mimosas starting at 11am!  Half priced wine starts at 5PM.
room11dc Tonight only – $9 green cocktails and $4 Jameson.
theheightslife RT @ColHeightsDay: 27 yard sales and counting for April 2. What can you buy? Check out the latest Wordle. http://yfrog.com/gzufusp
thewonderlanddc Come join Matty  and dine on his  corned beef and cabbage and top it off with some  green beer. Happy Saint Patircks Day !!
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