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Surviving R Kelly

Citation

Jules, Bergis (2019), Surviving R Kelly, UC Riverside Dash, Dataset, https://doi.org/10.6086/D11T11

Abstract

This tweet identifier dataset was collected from the Twitter streaming and search APIs to collect tweets containing the phrase "R Kelly" or the hashtag "#SurvivingRKelly" between December 25, 2018 and January 4, 2019. This partially covers the time period in which the 6 part Lifetime documentary Surviving R Kelly was released (January 3 to January 5). It includes 1,431,655. The documentary had an estimated 1.9 million viewers.

Methods

This tweet identifier dataset was collected from the Twitter streaming and search APIs.

Usage Notes

The tweet ids can be recreated (rehydrated) back into tweet by using the DocNow Hydrator App https://github.com/DocNow/hydrator