Who were the influencers in the #MeToo Movement?
This dandelion illustrates tweets with more than 1K retweets and their popularity – comments, likes and retweets.
In today’s digital age, politicians, organisations, and celebrities are now joined by common people to become influencers. The ability to spread news and/or opinions is pervasive – especially via social media channels.
Where did the #MeToo Movement spread?
This dandelion shows the geographical footprint of the MeToo Movement.
Although it started in North America, the #MeToo Movement spread quickly around the globe. This phenomenon has enabled survivors and advocates to overcome geographical distances – and it provides hope that underrepresented voices can help bring about institutional and cultural change.
What themes is the #MeToo Movement rooted in?
This dandelion visualises the most frequent words and themes.
Finding its roots in historical, systemic gender imbalance, this Twitter ‘tsunami’ has been fueled by an outpouring of personal perspective, the stories shared ranged from tragedy and accusation, to solidarity and calls to action.
The anatomy of a hashtag
Read about the ambition and process behind this dataviz project in an article written by one of the authors Valentina D'Efilippo: