Lam Thuy Vo
Lam Thuy Vo is a senior reporter at BuzzFeed News. You can follow her work on Twitter @lamthuyvo.
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Articles by Lam Thuy
Mining Social Media: Finding Stories in Internet Data
An excerpt from Lam Thuy Vo’s new book for journalists on how to analyze social media data.Posted on
Today we’re featuring an excerpt from Mining Social Media: Finding Stories in Internet Data by Lam Thuy Vo, which is being released this week.
Don’t Delete Evil Data
The case for archiving online misconduct and abusePosted on
There’s a lot of bad data floating around—bad as in abusive or part of a criminal enterprise—and we should archive it, structure it and make it accessible to the public.
What We Learned from Staring at Social Media Data for a Year
BuzzFeed News explored how filter bubbles skew our views, how automation sways social dynamics, and other dystopian thingsPosted on
The things you learn from staring at social media data for a year.
Five Years in News Nerd Careers
A state-of-the-community roundtable to celebrate Source’s anniversaryPosted on
Marking our five-year anniversary with a community roundtable on what’s changed since we launched.
Playing with Suspense in Data Visualizations
How we conveyed the bewildering speed and volume of a trolling attackPosted on
For a recent story about how Washington Post editor Doris Truong became the center of a partisan online flame war, we wanted to illustrate what happens when a person becomes part of viral false story and subject to online trolling.
The Twitterverse of Donald Trump, In 26,234 Tweets
How we scraped and analyzed the dataPosted on
We wanted to get a better idea of where President-elect Donald Trump gets his information. So we analyzed everything he has tweeted since he launched his campaign to take a look at the links he has shared and the news sources they came from. But first, we had to get the tweets.