The Online Resources Shared on Twitter About the #MeToo Movement: The Pareto Principle

06/10/2019 ∙ by Iman Tahamtan, et al. ∙ 0

In this paper we examine the information sharing behavior of Twitter users regarding the MeToo hashtag (#MeToo), and whether the Pareto principle applies to domain names and URLs used in the tweets containing this hashtag. RStudio and Python were used to retrieve and analyze the data. Results demonstrated that the most frequent domain name was twitter.com (47.20 nytimes.com (4.42 was a recent poll which indicated "men are afraid to mentor women after the #MeToo movement". Domain names exhibited the Pareto Principle: 8 names accounted for 80 The Pareto Principle did not hold when considering the URLs. This study provides a better understanding of what online resources people rely on to share information about the #MeToo movement.

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