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An LSTM Model for Predicting Cross-Platform Bursts of Social Media Activity

Neda Hajiakhoond Bidoki, Alexander V. Mantzaris, Gita Sukthankar
2019 Information  
In situations where information gathering from platforms of concern is not possible the learned model can provide a prediction for whether bursts on another platform can be expected.  ...  The data used to test the model was collected from Twitter, Github, and Reddit. Our results show that the LSTM based model is able to leverage the complex cross-platform dynamics to predict bursts.  ...  , GitHub, and Reddit.  ... 
doi:10.3390/info10120394 fatcat:pwxmfodhvnbvvexxawjpjcda74

How Are Twitter Activities Related to Top Cryptocurrencies' Performance? Evidence from Social Media Network and Sentiment Analysis

Han Woo Park, Youngjoo Lee
2019 Društvena Istraživanja  
Cryptocurrencies have embraced Twitter as a major channel of communication.  ...  Data were drawn from the Twitter pages of several top cryptocurrencies.  ...  Interestingly, the share of the strongest emotions is extremely low on both positive and negative parts of the scale.  ... 
doi:10.5559/di.28.3.04 fatcat:dpjohnol3nfj3cmscbif6tuwsm

Self-induced emergence of consensus in social networks: Reddit and the GameStop short squeeze [article]

Anna Mancini, Antonio Desiderio, Riccardo Di Clemente, Giulio Cimini
2021 arXiv   pre-print
action on social media, resulting in large-scale consensus formation and significant market impact.  ...  In this work we characterise the structure and time evolution of Reddit conversation data, showing that the occurrence and sentiment of GME-related comments (representing how much users are engaged with  ...  Extracting cryptocurrency price movements from the reddit network sentiment.  ... 
arXiv:2112.07059v1 fatcat:meedxzldkfgyxjovizqxsygaxm

Towards Understanding the Information Ecosystem Through the Lens of Multiple Web Communities [article]

Savvas Zannettou
2019 arXiv   pre-print
Finally, when studying state-sponsored actors, we find that they were particularly influential in spreading news on popular communities like Twitter and Reddit.  ...  community to another and how we can model and quantify the influence between Web communities; 2) characterizing the role of emerging Web communities and services on the Web, by studying Gab and two Web  ...  For Russian trolls on Reddit (see Table 6 .13) we again find topics related to politics as well some topics related to discussions about cryptocurrencies (see topics 9 and 10). Subreddits.  ... 
arXiv:1911.10517v1 fatcat:piuwv7zv7zghlof5tqhuhnukla

The Market for Cryptocurrencies

Lawrence H. White
2014 Social Science Research Network  
Most of the emphasis has been on improving speed, robustness, and privacy.  ...  No cryptocurrency has that kind of support. 10 A pseudonymous commenter on the reddit CryptoMarket page (Pogeymanz 2014) writes about Darkcoin: "I have some DRK because I like what it stands for."  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.2538290 fatcat:xesuu6d3wjfjhlpenxytsk6euy

Is It Possible to Forecast the Price of Bitcoin?

Julien Chevallier, Dominique Guégan, Stéphane Goutte
2021 Forecasting  
This paper focuses on forecasting the price of Bitcoin, motivated by its market growth and the recent interest of market participants and academics.  ...  We identify that other cryptocurrencies convey enough information to explain the daily variation of Bitcoin's spot and futures prices.  ...  Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/forecast3020024 fatcat:5nocd7gm3zhrpfbgi3tgejjqdm

An Overview of Blockchain Online Social Media from the Technical Point of View

Barbara Guidi
2021 Applied Sciences  
In this direction, blockchain is one of the most promising, and several blockchain-based social media have been proposed.  ...  We analyze real data by exploiting one of the most well-known DApps sites, and we compare current technologies in order to highlight which ones can be better applied to a real social scenario, such as  ...  Steemit offers a Reddit-like service built on top of the Steem blockchain. As one of the largest DApps across all the blockchains, Steemit has over 1 million users.  ... 
doi:10.3390/app11219880 fatcat:tof4abxjf5fwtmw2zedriybrz4

The Emergence of Deepfake Technology: A Review

Mika Westerlund
2019 Technology Innovation Management Review  
Lastly, deepfakes can contribute to the spread of malicious scripts. Recently, researchers found that a website devoted to deepfakes used its visitors' computers to mine cryptocurrencies.  ...  Overall, the problems of technology to authenticate content and identify fakes is doing it at scale, and the fact that there are far more available research resources and people working on developing technology  ... 
doi:10.22215/timreview/1282 fatcat:on4a2hofibemxpc72pkrndun2e

Peer-to-Peer Decentralized Social Media Platform Using Second-Layer Blockchain Technology [article]

Tristan Lamonica, University, My
2020
integrate with the Bitcoin blockchain to build on the already established momentum.  ...  internet while addressing which group of users are more likely to understand and favor them.  ...  Figure 14 maps out the geographical spread of tweets mentioning Reddit.  ... 
doi:10.20381/ruor-25026 fatcat:zgyz5gcorfahhgj2yuly7uevtm

On the Vernacular Language Games of an Antagonistic Online Subculture

Stijn Peeters, Marc Tuters, Tom Willaert, Daniël de Zeeuw
2021 Frontiers in Big Data  
Contrary to "memetic" theories of cultural evolution in media studies, our analysis draws on theoretical frameworks from poststructuralist and pragmatist philosophies of language and deploys empirical  ...  In this paper we develop an empirical, big data approach to analyze how alt-right vernacular concepts (such as kek and beta) were used on the notorious anonymous and ephemeral imageboard 4chan/pol/and  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS We thank Sal Hagen for his helpful feedback on earlier versions of the article.  ... 
doi:10.3389/fdata.2021.718368 fatcat:gc2uf2yymbfmdnal4jaupyl6vm

Narrative Information Management [article]

Richard J. Cordes, Shaun Applegate-Swanson, Daniel Ari Friedman, Virginia Bleu Knight, Alexandra Mikhailova
2021 Zenodo  
Through this framework, we offer an initial common set of features of impactful information systems found in literature on information-focused disciplines, such as knowledge management, and explore what  ...  science, and many more areas of research, disciplines, and even hobbies which are facing information-related challenges.  ...  Investors turn to online financial communities on Reddit and Discord, or follow influential investors on YouTube, Twitch, or Twitter for many reasons.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.5565578 fatcat:7incd5aftzbd7c3y73rs5rh2am

Narrative Information Management [article]

Richard J. Cordes, Shaun Applegate-Swanson, Daniel Ari Friedman, Virginia Bleu Knight, Alexandra Mikhailova
2021 Zenodo  
Through this framework, we offer an initial common set of features of impactful information systems found in literature on information-focused disciplines, such as knowledge management, and explore what  ...  science, and many more areas of research, disciplines, and even hobbies which are facing information-related challenges.  ...  Investors turn to online financial communities on Reddit and Discord, or follow influential investors on YouTube, Twitch, or Twitter for many reasons.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.5565577 fatcat:h6fbrpgawvhn3b3tq7fuxm3mdu

JIHADIST, FAR-RIGHT AND FAR-LEFT TERRORISM IN CYBERSPACE – SAME THREAT AND SAME COUNTERMEASURES?

Milena Ingelevič-Citak, Zuzanna Przyszlak
2020 International Comparative Jurisprudence  
The research was conducted in particular, on the basis of international organizations' reports, the authors' observations, and practitioners' remarks.  ...  The authors focus on the strategies applicable to the terrorist activities online, since information and communication technology is perceived as the fastest growing and continually changing field of the  ...  Referring to the current trends among far-right terrorism, it is required to discuss briefly the problem's scale.  ... 
doi:10.13165/j.icj.2020.12.005 doaj:6f9276ff84404242b8216cf2c280f035 fatcat:dta57fftrzg6vlhhad4x4jmkwi

Understanding Human-Machine Networks: A Cross-Disciplinary Survey [article]

Milena Tsvetkova, Taha Yasseri, Eric T. Meyer, J. Brian Pickering, Vegard Engen, Paul Walland, Marika Lüders, Asbjørn Følstad, and George Bravos
2017 arXiv   pre-print
We systematically select literature on each of these types and review it with a focus on implications for designing HMNs.  ...  Moreover, we discuss risks associated with HMNs and identify emerging design and development trends.  ...  The greatest challenge that WSEs need to address is keeping up with the scale of content on the Web [Arasu et al. 2001; Brin and Page 2012] .  ... 
arXiv:1511.05324v2 fatcat:ixawl5uo4rd5tbewgcpz3as4pm

Essays on empirical asset pricing and FinTech [article]

Amin Shams Moorkani, 0000-0003-0392-8018, Austin, The University Of Texas At, Griffin, John M. (John Meredith), 1970-, Sheridan Titman
2021
The first chapter examines the cross-section of cryptocurrencies and hypothesizes and tests that, because of cryptocurrencies' unique features, common demand shocks should be the main driver of the covariance  ...  I proxy for the degree of overlapping exposure to correlated demand shocks using a pairwise "connectivity" measure based on cryptocurrencies' trading locations.  ...  I use comments on Reddit, a social news website, to divide the crosssection of cryptocurrencies into high-and low-community-based.  ... 
doi:10.26153/tsw/13399 fatcat:2b2m6ajvmrf7lfazd47ccafkni
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