Online fine line : using social media to predict the Big Brother eviction

Woodford, Darryl & Prowd, Katie (2014) Online fine line : using social media to predict the Big Brother eviction. The Conversation, October(8).

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Reality television, alongside shows such as Q&A – which may be Reality TV in all but name – frequently drives social media conversations about the Australian television industry.

Big Brother, currently screening on Channel 9, is consistently among the shows with the highest levels of chatter in that regard. The precise Facebook data is hard to quantify but the Official Big Brother page boasts 805,400 likes and more than 59,000 comments since the start of the series, suggesting it has established a firm presence on that platform too...

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ID Code: 77425
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: No
Keywords: Twitter, Facebook, Social Media, Reality Television, Big Brother
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LANGUAGES COMMUNICATION AND CULTURE (200000) > COMMUNICATION AND MEDIA STUDIES (200100)
Divisions: Past > Research Centres > ARC Centre of Excellence for Creative Industries and Innovation
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2014 The Author(s)
Deposited On: 09 Oct 2014 00:40
Last Modified: 09 Oct 2014 21:07

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