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Fame and Ultrafame: Measuring and comparing daily levels of 'being talked about' for United States' presidents, their rivals, God, countries, and K-pop

New paper thread! “Fame and Ultrafame: Measuring and comparing daily levels of ‘being talked about' for United States' presidents, their rivals, God, countries, and K-pop” Available here: https://arxiv.org/abs/1910.00149 We look at raw fame on Twitter for five major US political figures at the day scale from 2008 to 2019: Barack Obama, John McCain, Mitt Romney, Hillary Clinton, and Donald Trump. You’ve probably heard of them which is what fame is all about. ...

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Hahahahaha, Duuuuude, Yeeessss!: A two-parameter characterization of stretchable words and the dynamics of mistypings and misspellings

New paper threeaaad!!! Soooooo, we went exploring for stretchable words on Twitter, and we uncovered a strange and amusing realm of language: “Hahahahaha, Duuuuude, Yeeessss!: A two-parameter characterization of stretchable words and the dynamics of mistypings and misspellings”. Stretchable words are undeniably real ...

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