This short article summarizes results from previously published, co-authored articles of the presenter on the issue of measuring social and political phenomena on the web. In particular, this article briefly introduces computational social science as an emerging discipline and then proceeds to review articles on i) measuring gender inequality on Wikipedia, ii) modeling minorities in social networks and iii) measuring voting power and behavior in Liquid Democracies.
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