User Tools

Site Tools


Table of Contents

Software Tools

The #notracist project has made extensive use of two software packages - Chorus and Textometrica - as part of its working to understand racialised Twitter talk. The various features, functions and affordances of these software packages have helped formulate and shape our analytic thinking about the data - see Methodology.


Chorus is a data collection and visualisation suite for harvesting and processing Twitter data, consisting of two programmes: TweetCatcher (which handles data collection) and TweetVis (which handles data visualisation and analysis). The main features and functions of Chorus are outlined in the video below:

Desktop versions of Chorus software can be downloaded at: Note: Chorus currently runs only on Windows operating systems.


Textometrica is a browser-based data visualisation tool. The main features and functions of Textometrica are outlined in the video below:

Textometrica is available at:

<Back to project homepage>

software_tools.txt · Last modified: 09-Apr-14 12:33 by sanjay