Identifying Top Users on the “Audio Science Review” Website
Everyone knows that Amir gets the most likes. But who gets the most likes from Amir?This website has gained great popularity as a hub for audio enthusiasts, professionals, and just curious people who want to have well-informed evidence-based discussions about audio equipment. With a vibrant community of contributors, it is fascinating to explore the dynamics of user preferences and interactions within this platform. In this R notebook, we examine user data from the Audio Science Review website to identify the top users based on their likability.
ObjectiveThe main objective of this analysis is to identify the users who are most liked and respected within the Audio Science Review community. By analyzing user interactions and preferences, we aim to identify those who have made a significant impact, sparked insightful discussions, and attracted the admiration of others, including the website’s host.
DatasetOur analysis is based on a comprehensive dataset collected from the Audio Science Review website through web-scraping. This dataset includes users' profiles and comments with likes that are relevant to the study.
Using a Python script, the data was retrieved from the website and stored in .csv files.
comments.csv contains a list of all comments on this website. For each comment, we retrieved the list of user IDs who liked that particular comment.
users.csv contains a list of registered users who have posted at least once on the website.
Who gets the most likes?Have a look at the official forum statistics: https://www.audiosciencereview.com/forum/index.php?members/&key=highest_reaction_score
Who likes Amir the most?And who did Amir get most of the likes from? To find out, we first have to find out who liked whom and how often. We will need these relations for all the website’s users:
Now we can check who Amir received the most likes from:
Hugo9000 and Veri are the leaders in this section and liked most comments by Amir.
And who is most liked by Amir?Now comes the more interesting part. Who gets liked by Amir the most?
As we can see, Blumlein 88 and DonH56 got more likes from the host than anybody else (over 300). But, interestingly, the numbers for each individual user don’t seem to be that high compared to how many likes Amir got from some users, e.g. Hugo9000, Veri, or Xulonn.
Who awards the most likes?Who is particularly generous when it comes to handing out likes? Surely we will now see some names we have seen before among Amir’s likers:
It is really impressive how many comments were liked by these people. As expected, Hugo9000 and Veri are on this list.
Amir is also presented in this top list. As the number of given comments to certain people was not that high, it means, he gave out likes to a great number of different users.
We would like to receive your feedback and further data analysis questions.