This project uses various sets of Twitter accounts to examine:

  • To what extent there is overlap between followers of similar and/or competing accounts?
  • Does overlap, or lack of it, reveal any social listening behaviors? Does polarization exist in followership?
  • Are there correlations between the Twitter adoption dates, social listening behaviors, and political and social events?

Comparing the following Libya-focused accounts:

@UNSMILibya: Official twitter account of UNSMIL, the United Nations Support Mission in Libya.
@libya24tv: Libya 24 TV channel
@NOC_Libya: ‏‏The official account of the National Oil Corporation of Libya.


Followers download date (UNSMILibya) 2020-09-16
Followers download date (libya24tv) 2020-09-16
Followers download date (NOC_Libya) 2020-09-16
Followers of UNSMILibya297,00381.6%
Followers of libya24tv77,89921.4%
Followers of NOC_Libya30,6398.4%
Followers of UNSMILibya & libya24tv21,4455.9%
Followers of UNSMILibya & NOC_Libya17,2904.7%
Followers of libya24tv & NOC_Libya9,0942.5%
Followers of all three6,3621.7%
Combined364,074100.0%