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A thread on @SocSciOne's @crowdtangle through which all analysis of public @facebook data will be operated after 4th Sept. Overtly restrictive, it warrants the death of masters/undergrad FB study, endangers non-political study, and promotes the illegal scraping of data. 1/
So if you are going to want to analyse even the most basic public @Facebook data, data basically identical to what #Netvizz #facepager accessed you will need to submit to these demands… 2/
Here is what @crowdtangle gives you… - basically the same data from the free-API era with a few more measures of reach - see my image of #netvizz data. 3/
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Thread on @facebook shutting down @RiederB's #Netvizz and the hollowing out of our democracy. 1/
On the 4th September @facebook is closing down the only access researchers have for examining public page data. All other tools that access Facebook's #API will be gone forever, work akin to my study of British political parties use of Facebook will never occur again. 2/
Facebook is hollowing out our abilities to hold the corporation and the powerful on the platform to account. Although Facebook has made forward, but deliberately small steps, in opening up access to targeted advertisements via its #AdLibrary. 3/
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