Data for: "Parliamentary Elections in Brazil: The Use of Twitter in the Search for Votes” published by RAC-Revista de Administração Contemporânea

Published: 3 July 2018| Version 1 | DOI: 10.17632/7b3vp6bz9p.1
Contributors:
Marcelo Amaral,
José Antonio Pinho

Description

Data collected on the use of Twitter by the Brazilians parliamentarians in four moments between December 2013 and April 2015.

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Steps to reproduce

1) Validate the oficial list of federal parliamentarians in the same moments of this study (December 20, 2013; July 31, 2014; September 30, 2014; April 30, 2015) 2) Validate the accounts used for each parliamentarians in Twitter 3) Collect the data in Twitter, using Twitter API Regarding the politicians' data, official information is available on the websites of the Chamber of Deputies (www.camara.gov.br) and the Federal Senate (www.senado.gov.br).