Can researchers publish data they used for the analysis? For example, as part of a journal publication?

 DATA CONSUMERS

Technical/Method
consideration
DATA PRODUCERS

Ethical/User-driven
consideration
DATA INTERMEDIARIES

Policy/Platform-driven
consideration
Publishing
  • When aggregation and/or anonymization of social media data is required, what methods and techniques should be used?
  • What are the issues associated with publishing the whole dataset?

  • Should researchers only present data in an aggregated form to avoid linking to individual posts and users?
  • Can researchers publish data they used for the analysis? For example, as part of a journal publication?