How Twitter Described #UnitedAirlines fiasco with word frequency over 500 Tweets

United Airlines had a horrendous week in April as video emerged of a middle aged doctor being violently dragged from an overbooked flight.

I analysed the frequency of words used to discuss #UnitedAirlines and visualised the results in a pixel art style.

A linguistic analysis (and accompanying pixel art infographic) of the hashtag #UnitedAirlines using statistics program R reveals the verbs with the top-most frequency from a sample size of 500 Tweets.

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