Brexit Tweets from the morning of it's announcement

Dataset

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Description

To further our understanding of public reaction to political movement via social media, this dataset provides 17998 unfiltered tweets taken on the morning that Brexit was announced. This dataset contains metadata such as geolocation as an independent variable, to allow for rigorous qualitative investigation to be used.

Additional tweets from trending topics were also taken at the same time provide context on trending themes at the time:

Scotland
Jeramy Corbyn
Nichola Sturgeon
David Cameron
EURefResults
Euromillions
Borris
Date made available23 Jun 2017
PublisherUniversity of Manchester
Date of data production24 Jun 2016
Geographical coverageUnited Kingdom