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#WOCAffirmation

Citation

Jules, Bergis (2017), #WOCAffirmation, UC Riverside Dash, Dataset, https://doi.org/10.6086/D1TW8H

Abstract

This dataset includes 80,339 tweet ids collected on October 14th, 2017 that use the hashtag #WOCAffirmation. The hashtag was started by April Reign (@ReignOfApril) as a way to amplify voices of women of color and partly as a response to a Twitter boycott started in support of actress Rose McGowan, after she revealed that she was sexually assaulted by HarveyWeinstein. These tweets by April Reign show her calling for twitter user to use the hashtag:

to https://twitter.com/ReignOfApril/status/918691938143834112, https://twitter.com/ReignOfApril/status/918695092587601920, https://twitter.com/ReignOfApril/status/918696352359391232,

Methods

This dataset was created using the Documenting the Now prototype twitter data collection tool found here: http://app.docnow.io/

Usage Notes

The dataset only includes tweet ids but those tweet ids can be turned back into the original tweets using the DocNow Hydrator tool here: https://github.com/DocNow/hydrator