Collecting and validating economic statistics by day. Social media research by night.
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Data analyst at the Office for National Statistic on economic statistics and survey design. Independent academic researcher on social media, particularly Reddit. I am a mixed method researcher with a background in government and non-profits. I have experience in thematic analysis, interviewing, data mining, natural language processing and research ethics.
This panel is one of two sessions organized by the AoIR Ethics Working Committee. It collects five papers exploring a broad (but in many ways common) set of ethical dilemmas faced by researchers engaged with specific platforms such as Reddit, Amazon’s Mechanical Turk, and private messaging platforms. These include: a study of people's online conver...
This article offers a systematic analysis of 727 manuscripts that used Reddit as a data source, published between 2010 and 2020. Our analysis reveals the increasing growth in use of Reddit as a data source, the range of disciplines this research is occurring in, how researchers are getting access to Reddit data, the characteristics of the datasets...