Matthew L Williams
Matthew L Williams
Professor of Criminology, Cardiff University
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Cyber hate speech on twitter: An application of machine classification and statistical modeling for policy and decision making
P Burnap, ML Williams
Policy & Internet 7 (2), 223-242, 2015
Researching online populations: the use of online focus groups for social research
K Stewart, M Williams
Qualitative Research 5 (4), 395-416, 2005
Towards an ethical framework for publishing Twitter data in social research: taking into account users’ views, online context and algorithmic estimation
ML Williams, P Burnap, L Sloan
Sociology, 2017
Us and them: identifying cyber hate on Twitter across multiple protected characteristics
P Burnap, ML Williams
EPJ Data science 5, 1-15, 2016
Who Tweets? Deriving the Demographic Characteristics of Age, Occupation and Social Class from Twitter User Meta-Data
L Sloan, J Morgan, P Burnap, ML Williams
PLOS ONE 10 (3), 2015
Tweeting the terror: modelling the social media reaction to the Woolwich terrorist attack
P Burnap, ML Williams, L Sloan, O Rana, W Housley, A Edwards, ...
Social Network Analysis and Mining 4, 1-14, 2014
140 characters to victory?: Using Twitter to predict the UK 2015 General Election
P Burnap, R Gibson, L Sloan, R Southern, M Williams
Electoral Studies 41, 230-233, 2016
Detecting tension in online communities with computational Twitter analysis
P Burnap, OF Rana, N Avis, M Williams, W Housley, A Edwards, J Morgan, ...
Technological Forecasting and Social Change 95, 96-108, 2015
Hate in the machine: Anti-Black and Anti-Muslim social media posts as predictors of offline racially and religiously aggravated crime
ML Williams, P Burnap, A Javed, H Liu, S Ozalp
The British Journal of Criminology 60 (1), 93-117, 2020
Knowing the Tweeters: Deriving sociologically relevant demographics from Twitter
L Sloan, J Morgan, W Housley, M Williams, A Edwards, P Burnap, O Rana
Sociological research online 18 (3), 74-84, 2013
Cyberhate on social media in the aftermath of Woolwich: A case study in computational criminology and big data
ML Williams, P Burnap
British Journal of Criminology 56 (2), 211-238, 2016
Crime sensing with big data: The affordances and limitations of using open-source communications to estimate crime patterns
ML Williams, P Burnap, L Sloan
British Journal of Criminology 57 (2), 320-340, 2017
Digital social research, social media and the sociological imagination: Surrogacy, augmentation and re-orientation
A Edwards, W Housley, M Williams, L Sloan, M Williams
International journal of social research methodology 16 (3), 245-260, 2013
Avatar watching: participant observation in graphical online environments
M Williams
Qualitative research 7 (1), 5-24, 2007
Virtually criminal: Crime, deviance, and regulation online
M Williams
Taylor & Francis, 2006
Policing diversity in the digital age: Maintaining order in virtual communities
DS Wall, M Williams
Criminology & Criminal Justice 7 (4), 391-415, 2007
Guardians upon high: An application of routine activities theory to online identity theft in Europe at the country and individual level
ML Williams
British Journal of Criminology 56 (1), 21-48, 2016
Big and broad social data and the sociological imagination: A collaborative response
W Housley, R Procter, A Edwards, P Burnap, M Williams, L Sloan, O Rana, ...
Big Data & Society 1 (2), 2053951714545135, 2014
Policing cyber-neighbourhoods: tension monitoring and social media networks
ML Williams, A Edwards, W Housley, P Burnap, O Rana, N Avis, J Morgan, ...
Policing Cybercrime, 53-73, 2017
Hate speech, machine classification and statistical modelling of information flows on Twitter: Interpretation and communication for policy decision making
P Burnap, ML Williams
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