-Searched hashtags one by one (latest, anyone, anywhere)
-Read tweets to identify themes
-Adjusted and added themes as needed
-1 point for each theme mentioned (tweets mostly contained 1 theme)
-Afterwards, organised themes into more general types
-General Positive: Non-specific advocacy.
-Personal Qualities: Positive comment on the candidate's character
Inspire/Unite/Thank: Thanking Yang or others, people inspired by Yang, people reaching across the aisle, Ex-Trumpers
Sharing the word: Talking about Yang to friends/family, organising events.
Yang Merch: Merch sightings, discussing merch, ideas for new merch
Polls/Data: Discussion of betting odds and official polls (NOT twitter polls)
Fund Raising: Encouraging donations
Other Policies: Any discussion of policy other than the ones listed below.
Freedom Dividend, Jobs/Robots/AI, College Debt, Immigration, Climate Change, Medicare: Any positive mention of these policies.
Positive Other Candidates: Tweets that advocate for other 2020 Democratic candidates at the same time as Yang.
Respectful Debate: Calm discussion with people who disagree
Criticize (Name): open criticism or attack towards that candidate.
Criticize others: other candidates, media or supporters
Criticize establishment: distrust of democratic establishment
Trump/Impeachment: Criticism of Trump, or discussion of impeachment
Received Criticism: Non-supporters using the tag to denigrate the candidate, their policies or their supporters.