To explore the content of discussions, I created a framework using which one could fetch the most recent TweetChat for any particular #tag and a complimentary GUI which allowed one to explore the transcript of the conversation. This GUI made use of GraphViz engine to layout some of the graphs, while other layouts were written by my.
To make the graphs interactive, I used a modified version of the immensely useful XDot.
This is one particular chat from the chat #TheOnlineMom which is used for illustration here.
Many interesting things can be seen happening in the chat:
It was seen that the content and connection between words could give one insights into the psychology and the social demographics of the group.
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