Platform Jumping: Network Analysis of How Political Memes Seeded on Reddit Diffuse to Twitter

Presentation Date: 

Tuesday, July 19, 2022

Location: 

Chicago, IL

8th International Conference on Computational Social Science

Social media platforms have become an essential public space for political activism and movement building. On its official Twitter account @reddit proudly proclaimed that Reddit is "Where Memes Original from." Scholars and journalists have investigated this premise. Hashtags and visual memes are conceived, seeded, and spread through participatory campaigns across networks of supporters across multiple social media platform.