Building User-Hashtag Co-occurrence Network from Timelines on Mastodon

Hashtags are an incredibly useful feature for annotating posts and have an active role on microblogging platforms such as Twitter and Mastodon. They are particularly helpful for discovering new people to follow and finding interesting posts. In a separate post, I used Twitter to build hashtag co-occurrence networks based upon a specific hashtag. The general … Read more

How I Use Mastodon: My Top 5 Favourite Mastodon Features

Mastodon (and the Fediverse in general) provide so many useful features which simply aren’t present on other microblogging sites like Twitter. I’ve come to realise how much I’ve missed all those years I spent trying to figure out how to use Twitter. All this time I’ve realised now that Mastodon provides everything I need. In … Read more