Oleh: Ismail Fahmi.
After having 2 days of complete data, Drone Emprit now release some insight and findings based on it's analysis of conversation in social media and online media (Indonesian). Keywords used: virus (corona, wuhan), #coronavirus, #wuhanvirus, and #CoronavirusOutbreak.
TREN OF MENTIONS ‘CORONA VIRUS’
Drone Emprit just started the data collection as of 25 Jan 2020. The volume of conversation is very high internationally. Initially we got 1M mentions per day (25/01), and increased to 2M per day (26/01). #CoronavirusOutbreak.
TRENDS IN ONLINE NEWS AND YOUTUBE ARE INCREASING
The trend in Indonesia online news was decreased yesterday, from 8k (24/01) to 5,3k (25/01). However, today the trend is increased again to 8.33k (26/01). More videos in YouTube can be expected than from IG. #CoronavirusOutbreak.
CONVERSATIONS BY COUNTRIES OF TWITTER USERS
The country is based on the profile of Twitter users. Not all users set their countries correctly. Based on Drone Emprit’s detection, Indonesia is the country with most conversations, followed by France and US. #CoronavirusOutbreak.
TOP 10 COUNTRIES WITH MOST CONVERSATIONS
This distribution is based on detected countries in the Twitter users. Indonesia is number one, followed by France, USA, Malaysia, UK, Singapore, Australia, and so on. More countries are provided on the right box. #CoronavirusOutbreak.
WHY NOT MUCH FROM CHINA?
This conversation map by cities shows “blank spot” in China. Only in Beijing we get few conversation. Why? Because Twitter is blocked in China. People must use VPN to access Twitter, and the location won’t be shown from China. #CoronavirusOutbreak.
WHO ARE ALLOWED TO HAVE TWITTER ACCOUNT IN BEIJING?
From Drone Emprit data we can see very few news companies are allowed to have Twitter account in China. They are @CGTNOfficial, @ChinaDily, @globaltimesnews, @XHNews, @Echinanews, and @PDChina. #CoronavirusOutbreak.
CHINA NEWS OUTLETS IN TWITTER
These are at least six China’s news outlets that are allowed to have Twitter accounts. During the Corona Virus outbreak, we can follow their news updates from Twitter. #CoronavirusOutbreak.
CONVERSATION BY CITIES IN INDONESIA AND AROUND
Top cities are Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore, Bandung, Yogyakarta, and Johor Baru. #CoronavirusOutbreak.
CONVERSATION BY CITIES IN EUROPE
Top cities are Paris, London, York, Lille, Lyon, Marseille, Bordeaux, Toulouse, and Strasbourg. Mostly cities in France. #CoronavirusOutbreak.
SNA ‘CORONA VIRUS’
Users in the conversation about this topics tend to group based on their closed networks. Indonesia, Malaysia, and France are among top countries, also UK and US. We can see @spectatorindex in the center of the network. #CoronavirusOutbreak.
SNA ‘CORONA VIRUS’ (ZOOM)
Let's zoom in the graph. In Indonesia, we have @KemenkesRI as one of the most influential. Malaysia has @KKMPutrajaya. In the US, UK network there is @DrEricDing that makes influential thread. Chinese media is also here. #CoronavirusOutbreak.
TOP INFLUENCERS ‘CORONA VIRUS’
From the top 5 influencers (by RTs and Replies) on Corona Virus, @spectatorindex is the most influencial with 50k engagements. From Indonesia we have @GiaPratamaMD as one of the top influencers. #CoronavirusOutbreak.
TOP 50 INFLUENCERS ‘CORONA VIRUS’
More top influencers can be found here. Probably you can spot your names.
AVATARS OF TOP INFLUENCERS
TOP 75 MOST ACTIVE TWITTER USERS
The followings are the list of users that are very active in sending posts in Twitter. Accounts @4Tchat, @viriyabot, and @DuPouvoirDachat are the most active users. #CoronavirusOutbreak.
TOP HASHTAGS ‘CORONA VIRUS’
People mostly use these hashtags: #coronavirus, #CoronavirusOutbreak, #wuhan, #china, #CoronaOutbreak, #WuhanCoronavirus, and so on. In Indonesia, there is #TolakSemantaraTurisChina as a pressure to the government to protect the country.
MOST RETWEETED ‘CORONA VIRUS’
What are the context of their conversation? We can find it in the most retweeted posts. Some of the top twits are not relevant, but most of them are. #CoronavirusOutbreak.
3 MOST RETWEETED ‘CORONA VIRUS’
The first one is a joke (NSFW) by @Unkle_K, but the second and third are relevant. About how to wear a mask correctly (@menumpahkan), and about the situation in a hospital in Wuhan (@khai_navil). #CoronavirusOutbreak.
3 MOST RETWEETED ‘CORONA VIRUS’ INDONESIA
From Ind we have twits from @GiaPratamaMD, @rlarifrahman, and @KemenkesRI. Instruction on how to detect the symptom and to prevent it is important and shared a lot by netizen. #CoronavirusOutbreak.
SCIENTIFIC THREAD BY @DrEricDing (HARVARD) This thread is very influential and invited a lot of discussion. I provided here for your convenience in reading the thread. Showing how scary the virus is compared to the previous SARS outbreak. #CoronavirusOutbreak.
MOST RETWEETED IMAGES ‘CORONA VIRUS’
MOST RETWEETED VIDEOS ‘CORONA VIRUS’
You can see the thumbnails of the most shared video. #CoronavirusOutbreak.
MOST SHARED SITES IN TWITTER
Web pages, mostly from news, are usually shared by Twitter users. These are the most shared sites. Dailymail, Zerohedge, and The Guardian are among the tops. From Indonesia we have @CNNIndonesia, @geloraco, and @kumparan#CoronavirusOutbreak.
MOST LIKED IG USERS
During the data collection period, @kumparan has 11 related posts, and in total collected 100k likes. The second position is far below it, only 29k by @NOSStories. #CoronavirusOutbreak.
Actually there are a lot to be extracted from the data. However, I am already tired, gonna sleep. Will be continued tomorrow.