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The Sorrows of Scraping for Science: Why Platforms Struggle with Ensuring Data Access for Academics

Author: Heldt, A., Kettemann, M. C., & Leerssen, P.
Published in: Verfassungsblog
Year: 2020
Type: Other publications

It was at least a partial answer to the demands of many scholars, when Guy Rosen, Facebook’s VP for Integrity, announced that Facebook’s latest Community Standards Enforcement Report would come with more data and better access: “For more details”, Rosen wrote, “the full data set is here. We’re now also including a CSV export of the data, to help researchers who want to run their own analyses.”

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