iHub Research By Angela Okune / December 20, 2012
Umati Online Media Monitoring Project releases November 2012 initial results
We recently released our October findings from the Umati online media monitoring project. Today, we are releasing findings from the month of November. From October to November, there was a very sharp increase in the number of identifiable commenters and we suspect that these online identifiable commenters are not considering the negative impact their statements could have nor are they worried about being associated with the dangerous statements they make. There was a reduction in extremely dangerous speech between October and November and a subsequent increase in moderately dangerous speech.
Notably, there was a decrease from October to November in calls to discriminate, but an increase in the calls to kill and calls to forcefully evict. The possible reasons for this are still being investigated and discussed.
Find further results from monitoring conducted in November 2012 at Umati November 2012 Report.
Monthly results of our initial findings will be released leading up to the 2013 Kenyan elections.
Our flagship Umati project seeks to monitor and report the role of new media on an election. Our Kenya-based project has citizens at its core and uses relevant technologies to collect, organize, analyze, and disseminate the information collected.
We look forward to your feedback and continuous support. If you are interested in being added to the newsletter list for our monthly report disseminations, please email your contacts to Umati@ihub.co.ke.
Weekly: Swift API, Community meetups & Gratitude – Blog | Ushahidi at 18:51:27PM Wednesday, January 9, 2013
[...] discuss Ushahidi’s plans for the Kenya 2013 elections, share ihub Research’s Umati findings, demo the Uchaguzi platform and invite you join local community teams to to get involved. [...]Reply
Uchaguzi Meet Up | ElectionsKe 2013 and Uchaguzi | *iHub_ at 11:29:39AM Thursday, January 17, 2013
[...] the evening was: share Ushahidi’s plans for the Kenya 2013 elections, share iHub Research’s Umati findings (download reports here and here), demo the Uchaguzi platform and inviting the local community [...]Reply
Ushahidi’s #Uchaguzi Launch : #KenyaElections2013 | Tech, Art, Poetry at 17:47:53PM Thursday, January 17, 2013
[...] were in attendance. The team gave a demo of the Uchaguzi platform and also shared iHub Research’s Umati findings (An Online Media Monitoring Project by iHub [...]Reply
- iHub Cluster
- iHub Consulting
- iHub Research
- iHub Robotics
- iHub UXlab
- Believe the Hype (Master)!
- Startup Sauna comes to Nairobi
- Intel Student Partner Program: Now launching in Tanzania and Uganda. Apply by April 30th!
- African Tech Bits Episode 3: Kenya The Game and the Gamers
- Kenya StartUp Cup
Tag Cloudafrica community design developers Entrepreneurship event ict iHub iHubResearch (R@iHub) Innovation Intel kenya m:lab Meetups microsoft mobile nairobi open data outreach PIVOT25 projects Research robotics Social Entrepreneurship startups talks Tech Technology training Umati
- Building Swahili Stop words Corpus for Computing
- A Recap of #UmatiForum: The Many Faces of Online Hate Speech in Kenya
- #UmatiForum: The Many Faces of Online Hate Speech in Kenya
- Umati Phase II : Findings from July- September 2013 Monitoring Period
- Released: Umati Analysis of Online Content from ICC and Devolution