Academic researchers can use Twitter data to study nearly any topic, across nearly any discipline. If working with social media data is your specialty, then you might be interested in browsing some of Twitter’s research goals.
These are some of the biggest questions and challenges that teams at Twitter are working through today. We believe that more scholarship on these topics, whether from Twitter, or from academic researchers around the world, can help make the world a better place.
While this list of topics is not exhaustive, these are areas where Twitter is keen to learn more from the academic community’s expertise. For your consideration, we’ve shared sample research objectives related to the topic, as well as some high-level reference materials to explore.