The written works; a conclusive archive
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Moments of Discovery...
Billie's research is concerned with social media audiences -- their communicative behaviors, perceptions of brands, and community creation/engagement.
Specifically, she has focused her recent studies on how social media audiences are reacting to queer celebrities, health media campaigns, and community creation on places like Discord and Twitter.
Journalistic Branch [click!]
Time and time and time again...
o. - "ongoing"
p. - "published"
1. o. 2022
Coming Out as Non-Binary on Social Media: A Twitter Analysis of Rapper Lil Uzi Vert and the Emergence of New Forms of Self-Identification
Billie is looking into social media audience's perceptions of Lil Uzi Vert after coming out as non-binary. Tactics used include sentiment analysis, Topic Modeling, and Latent Topic Modeling. This study is being funded by UROP at Boston University.
2. p. 2022
The Impact of Influencers on Cigar Promotions: A Content Analysis of Large Cigar and Swisher Sweets Videos on TikTok
Billie was responsible for coding and analyzing TikTok content for this study.
3. o. 2022
Health Warning Labels and Engagement in Little Cigar and Cigarillo Instagram Promotions: Using Computer Vision to Detect Compliance with FDA Guidelines
Pre-Print - JMIR
Billie was responsible for coding and analyzing Instagram content for this study.