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Describing and Understanding Neighborhood Characteristics through Online Social Media

Mohamed Kafsi, Henriette Cramer, Bart Thomee, David A. Shamma
2015 Proceedings of the 24th International Conference on World Wide Web - WWW '15  
We further highlight the differences and commonalities with human reasoning about what is locally characteristic for a neighborhood, distilled from ten interviews and a survey that covered themes such  ...  Geotagged data can be used to describe regions in the world and discover local themes. However, not all data produced within a region is necessarily specifically descriptive of that area.  ...  We find a mixed method approach brings a clearer understanding of online communities and naive geography alike. Future work.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2736277.2741133 dblp:conf/www/KafsiCTS15 fatcat:mt6j6t3a2jemtmwcs7jnpezlry

The digital hood: Social media use among youth in disadvantaged neighborhoods

Robin Stevens, Stacia Gilliard-Matthews, Jamie Dunaev, Marcus K Woods, Bridgette M Brawner
2016 New Media & Society  
reproduced and amplified on social media.  ...  This study examines the role of social media in the lives of youth living in disadvantaged neighborhoods.  ...  2009; Miller, 2008) in their immediate environment and through their extended social network online.  ... 
doi:10.1177/1461444815625941 pmid:28694736 pmcid:PMC5501457 fatcat:7q6uh46boncsdnefexyu542co4

Online Neighborhood Networks: The Relationship Between Online Communication Practices and Neighborhood Dynamics

Ben Robaeyst, Bastiaan Baccarne, Jonas De Meulenaere, Peter Mechant
2022 Media and Communication  
With these insights, we enhance the theoretical understanding of ONNs in relation to neighborhood social cohesion and within a broader repertoire of neighborhood communication infrastructures.  ...  This article builds upon communication infrastructure theory and investigates how communication practices on online neighborhood networks (ONNs) relate to the social cohesion of neighborhood communities  ...  We thank Hoplr CEO Jennick Scheerlinck for his willingness to collaborate and facilitate open knowl-edge development regarding ONN, Hoplr's contribution regarding data collection, and its open and transparent  ... 
doi:10.17645/mac.v10i2.5129 fatcat:seg3qsylojcczc5rp27oxjcawe

Conceptualizing Design Parameters of Online Neighborhood Social Networks [chapter]

Pascal Vogel, University of Hamburg, Department of Informatics, Hamburg, Germany, Christian Grotherr, Christian Kurtz, Tilo n Böhman
2020 WI2020 Zentrale Tracks  
Online neighborhood social networks (ONSNs) represent an emerging phenomenon among a growing number of niche social networks.  ...  These platforms afford users the ability to engage in activities such social interaction with neighbors, sharing of information on local issues or neighborhood volunteering and exhibit promising effects  ...  Acknowledgements This research was funded in part by the European Regional Development Fund and the City of Hamburg as part of the research project AGQua (  ... 
doi:10.30844/wi_2020_o5-vogel dblp:conf/wirtschaftsinformatik/VogelGKB20 fatcat:p5mgxijwebe4vau2v63gcsx5du

This Digital Life

Jessica A. Pater, Andrew D. Miller, Elizabeth D. Mynatt
2015 Proceedings of the 33rd Annual ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems - CHI '15  
We investigate shifting social media practices using annual surveys and focus groups. We describe participants' social media use and motivations and show how that use has shifted over time.  ...  Computers and Society 2. We describe emerging patterns of adolescent social media use while pointing to the upcoming challenges these practices bring for youth-focused social computing research. 3.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS In addition to the educators and participants we worked with over the years, we would like to thank the students and faculty of the Interactive Computing department at Georgia Tech and  ... 
doi:10.1145/2702123.2702534 dblp:conf/chi/PaterMM15 fatcat:rop35k344zgqrkzwwm7z6h63zq

On the development of online cities and neighborhoods: an exploration of cumulative and segmentive network effects in social media

Ileana Maris, Ard Huizing, Wim Bouman
2011 European Conference on Information Systems  
city) and a more personalized space within that larger network (an online neighborhood).  ...  The concepts of cumulative network effects and segmentive network effects are introduced to explain the processes by which social media can generate and maintain both a larger network of members (an online  ...  segmentive network effects affecting how we organize ourselves on and through social media?  ... 
dblp:conf/ecis/MarisHB11 fatcat:adzco4bvmjbxbndd2jt3mnfrb4

Innovation in Neighborhood Management Web Service: A Precise Initiative to Augment Audiences' Interaction on Social Media

Muhammad Waqas Sadiq, Chunhui Huo, Abeer S. Almogren, Norah Abdullah Aljammaz, Waleed Mugahed Al-Rahmi, Qusay Al-maatuok, Salman Zulfiqar
2022 Frontiers in Psychology  
and satisfaction, in neighborhood management through social media websites.  ...  Online relationship quality characteristics impact the interaction pattern of social media users after changes in services applied by the respective organizations on their websites.  ...  Hence it created a significant understanding gap. Future research could focus on developing a more appropriate questionnaire related to neighborhood management services through social media.  ... 
doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2022.920112 pmid:35874365 pmcid:PMC9301272 fatcat:lukuz3z2q5dctac7yikqwhcm4u

A Study On The Determinants Of Marketing Effectiveness Of Mobile Marketing Communication On Social Media For Small And Medium Enterprises & Neighborhood Stores' In USA

Shajahan Shamsudeen, Nasser Khalufi
2018 Archives of Business Research  
Purpose of the research was to ascertain the determinant of marketing effectiveness of SMEs and Neighborhood stores' mobile marketing communication on social media and to explore its contribution to customers  ...  During data analysis, it was established that SMEs and Neighborhood stores which were using social media for Mobile marketing communications regularly as a part of their promotion strategy.  ...  Greenwood neighborhood on the corner of 103rd Street and Central Park Avenue USA, for providing us immense support and guidance while carrying out this research.  ... 
doi:10.14738/abr.66.4670 fatcat:i5svg7t4xvffvmkyz7kkkhqnmu

Participatory E-Planning With Civic Crowdfunding

Robert Goodspeed
2019 International Journal of E-Planning Research  
at the neighborhood scale.  ...  Civic crowdfunding, or recruiting participants and collecting financial donations online for local development projects with public benefits, is an increasingly popular method for participatory e-Planning  ...  Neighborhood social capital encompasses both social characteristics like relationships and trust, and the existence of formal organizations, both of which are related to neighborhood stability (Temkin  ... 
doi:10.4018/ijepr.2019040104 fatcat:hwy36tac5vcivp5kntzemod7fy

Gang violence on the digital street: Case study of a South Side Chicago gang member's Twitter communication

Desmond U Patton, Jeffrey Lane, Patrick Leonard, Jamie Macbeth, Jocelyn R Smith Lee
2016 New Media & Society  
We argue violence may be disseminated in Chicago through social media platforms like Twitter.  ...  Social media connects youth to peers who share shared experiences and support; however, urban gang-involved youth navigate 'the digital street' following a script that may incite violence.  ...  Acknowledgements We acknowledge the Social Media Listening Center at Clemson University for access to Radian6 social-media tracking platform.  ... 
doi:10.1177/1461444815625949 fatcat:cyg37gbo5jei5jmrawnhx7jfoy

Mobile Geotagging: Reexamining Our Interactions with Urban Space

Lee Humphreys, Tony Liao
2011 Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication  
Such findings deepen our understanding of the social production of space and have implications for future location-based mobile services.  ...  Findings indicated how users communicate about place to help build social familiarity with urban places and communicate through place to allow users to create place-based narratives and engage in identity  ...  This article aims to contribute to this growing body of literature by exploring how people understand and layer information onto the physical world to share with their online social networks through mobile  ... 
doi:10.1111/j.1083-6101.2011.01548.x fatcat:uuh655vrnnenxnfhzhcp5ut44y

"That Neighborhood is Sketchy!"

Sheena Erete, Love Nicole, Jesse Mumm, Anfal Boussayoud, Ihudiya Finda Ogbonnaya-Ogburu
2016 Proceedings of the 2016 CHI Conference Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems - CHI EA '16  
In this paper, we examine online conversations about a Chicago neighborhood that is currently transitioning from a lower to a higher socioeconomic population (otherwise known as "gentrifying").  ...  Based on patterns identified in the online conversations, we present our findings related to social disorder as it was one of the most prevalent topics.  ...  Despite an explosion of ethnographies of gentrifying neighborhoods [7, 9] , few have analyzed how social media and online communication structure the social exchange and social organization of communities  ... 
doi:10.1145/2851581.2892550 dblp:conf/chi/EreteNMBO16 fatcat:3n3udk2zobehhlfhnauvtupngq

Understanding Community Dynamics in Online Social Networks: A multidisciplinary review

Hari Sundaram, Yu-Ru Lin, Munmun De Choudhury, Aisling Kelliher
2012 IEEE Signal Processing Magazine  
To understand the large-scale dynamics of interpersonal interaction and its outcome, this article links the perspectives in the humanities for analysis of social networks to recent developments in data  ...  media.  ...  We can use community analysis to organize and to track content in online social media.  ... 
doi:10.1109/msp.2011.943583 fatcat:k5obrcnbfrevbiuqrxx4gteqq4

Socioeconomic Patterns of Twitter User Activity

Jacob Levy Abitbol, Alfredo J. Morales
2021 Entropy  
In this study, we use data from social media to expose how behavioral patterns in different socioeconomic groups can be used to infer an individual's income.  ...  Privacy is preserved by using anonymized data, and abstracting human mobility and online conversation topics as aggregated high-dimensional vectors.  ...  Acknowledgments: J.L.A. was employed by ENS Lyon and GRYZZLY for the duration of the work described in this paper.  ... 
doi:10.3390/e23060780 pmid:34205367 pmcid:PMC8235538 fatcat:fdrg5633dzhgbccobsixuw32u4

Role of the Built and Online Social Environments on Expression of Dining on Instagram

Vishwali Mhasawade, Anas Elghafari, Dustin T. Duncan, Rumi Chunara
2020 International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health  
Here we study the role of the built and online social environments in the expression of dining on Instagram in Abu Dhabi; a ubiquitous social media platform, city with a vibrant dining culture, and a topic  ...  Online social communities are becoming windows for learning more about the health of populations, through information about our health-related behaviors and outcomes from daily life.  ...  While we can use social media to quantify important neighborhood-level characteristics that would be otherwise difficult to measure [30] , such studies tend to focus on data from specific locations and  ... 
doi:10.3390/ijerph17030735 pmid:31979291 pmcid:PMC7037839 fatcat:nra6qyp3abej3b6sankewn6oke
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