UCL Week 8 Users Perspectives on Social Media Data Mining Essay
Essay critically analysing a social media data issue.
Length: 3000 words (+/- 10%), + references
There are six questions to choose from. We have grouped questions by question type. There are three types of questions:
Some questions ask you to review literature and debate about important topics.
Other questions ask you to reflect on core concepts.
Other questions ask you to debate a controversial issue.
1.What are the main criticisms of the datafication of society?
2.What does existing research tell us about users’ perspectives on social media data mining?
3.What challenges do visuals pose to data mining and datafication?
4.Define one of the following concepts and discuss its consequences:
5.To what extent/in what ways does the concept of agency help understand the issues at stake in social media data mining?
6: Drawing on key literature, debate one of the following topics:
Is political targeting on social media platforms ethical?
Are social media users exploited?
Can data discriminate?
Is it possible to do good with dat