Contemporary history of Europe Digital history & historiography

Échos du centenaire de la Première Guerre mondiale sur Twitter

Based on the analysis of a large corpus of tweets related to the First World War on the one hand and links contained in these tweets on the other hand, we question the ways activities of Twitter accounts show an appropriation of the Centenary. We hypothesize that the "Morts pour la France" database is currently emerging as a "lieu de mémoire".

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