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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

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: http://www.chorusanalytics.co.uk. Note: Chorus currently runs only on Windows operating systems.

Textometrica

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: http://textometrica.humlab.umu.se.

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