Social South Amsterdam

Research and visualizations

Social Media are platforms for countless interactions, opinions, affections and ideas. By using them in a certain way people show what they find important and desire.

All these entries aggregated create a large crowd source that can be used to do social research, create communication strategies and create public support.

This research for the municipality of South Amsterdam explores the way social media are used in the neighborhoods of Zuidas and Buitenveldert; the amount and type of users, their activities and the content. 
The social media and their public API's are used to analyse and visualize directly. This method is more direct, broader, quicker and cheaper than assessments with questionnaires and will allow for real time insights in the near future.

Checkins on Facebook for Amsterdam South

Populariy of places and languages spoken in South Amsterdam

Discourse on Twitter in South Amsterdam