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Online petitioning through data exploration and what we found there: a dataset of petitions from avaaz.org

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The Internet has become a fundamental resource for activism as it facilitates political mobilization at a global scale. Petition platforms are a clear example of how thousands of people around the world can contribute to social change. Avaaz.org, with a presence in over 200 countries, is one of the most popular of this type. However, little research has focused on this platform, probably due to a lack of available data. In this work we retrieved more than 350K petitions, standardized their fi...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1609/icwsm.v12i1.14990

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Oxford Internet Institute
Oxford college:
Hertford College
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-6894-4951
Publisher:
AAAI Press
Host title:
Twelfth International AAAI Conference on Web and Social Media
Series:
Proceedings of the International AAAI Conference on Web and Social Media
Series number:
12(1)
Pages:
474-480
Publication date:
2018-06-15
Event title:
12th International AAAI Conference on Web and Social Media (ICWSM-18)
Event location:
Palo Alto, California, USA
Event start date:
2018-06-25
Event end date:
2018-06-28
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EISSN:
2334-0770
ISSN:
2162-3449
ISBN:
9781577357988
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
892640
Local pid:
pubs:892640
Deposit date:
2023-05-11

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