Rise and Fall of Digital Activism in Mexico From 2000-2019

Political activism is more alive than ever. After the scandal of Facebook and Cambridge Analytica, online social media platforms restricted the distribution of content to privacy laws. But populism disruption in many countries fosters political discontent. Online protests and everyday claims are rising. Add to this context environmental problems and an absence of an ideologicalContinue reading Rise and Fall of Digital Activism in Mexico From 2000-2019

Estudio del uso de las Redes Sociales en las Candidaturas Independientes a Presidente de México 2018

La investigación mide redes sociales digitales (RSD) – Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Instagram – durante la campaña de recolección de firmas de los aspirantes a candidatos independientes para la presidencia en México 2018. El objetivo de la investigación es determinar si las Redes Sociales Digitales tienen un papel determinante para recabar apoyos ciudadanos en las candidaturasContinue reading Estudio del uso de las Redes Sociales en las Candidaturas Independientes a Presidente de México 2018

Analyzing Polarization through Social Media with Artificial Intelligence: The Mexican Presidential Election in 2018

The research question that leads this effort is: How do Twitter messages impact the polarization of emotions in the presidential election in Mexico in 2018? We collected 6,515 tweets posted by the five candidates that stood for the presidency of Mexico in 2018. We developed a methodology based on artificial intelligence techniques using machine learningContinue reading Analyzing Polarization through Social Media with Artificial Intelligence: The Mexican Presidential Election in 2018

Understanding the Perspectives of Open Government: Exploratory Factor Analysis in Spain and Mexico

Open Government (OG) is a term increasingly used in public administrations. The public managers seem to be interested in modernizing their models of public management and they find in the idea of OG strategies to respond to citizen demands. However, there seems to be a dispersion of what public managers understand as OG. This workContinue reading Understanding the Perspectives of Open Government: Exploratory Factor Analysis in Spain and Mexico