Neighbourhood Watch Twitter

Neighbourhood watch twitter was a digital humanities project to look into the use of social media (in this case, twitter) by neighbourhood watch groups on twitter. Research has taken place into how police forces and other related groups use twitter, so this work focused on new research into neighbourhood watch by Dr Louise Grove of Loughborough University.

The work involved developing custom code to analyze twitter via the API. This code was then parsed through more custom code to create a dataset and visualisations