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Understanding the effect of smart retail brand – Consumer communications via mobile instant messaging (MIM) – An empirical study in the Chinese context

Delia Vazquez, Charles Dennis, Yizhong Zhang
2017 Computers in Human Behavior  
via mobile instant messaging (MIM) -An empirical study in the Chinese context.  ...  Computers in Human Behavior, 77 . pp. 425-436.  ...  In the context of this study, the socialness perception of WeChat is the extent to which humans detect 'socialness' in a WeChat account, which elicits the WeChat user's social responses, including excitement  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.chb.2017.08.018 fatcat:djt2s2kh6nfw7dwj45lq7ixdte

An empirical study of lecturers' appropriation of social technologies for higher education

Suraya Hamid, Jenny Waycott, Sherah Kurnia, Shanton Chang
2014 Australasian Journal of Educational Technology  
Drawing on the empirical findings, this paper proposes a framework that can be used to guide lecturers in appropriating social technologies systematically.  ...  <p>The use of Online Social Networking (OSN) educational activities has become commonplace in today's higher education.  ...  This research contributes to an understanding of teaching practice in higher education. The use of social technologies in higher education is still emerging.  ... 
doi:10.14742/ajet.690 fatcat:qmc2754eize5taccvk2wr4qmji

Money Under Sunshine: An Empirical Study of Trust Contracts of Chinese Hedge Funds

Jing Li
2012 Social Science Research Network  
This article conducts the very first empirical study exploring the contractual arrangements of Chinese hedge funds, which are organized not as limited partnerships but as trusts.  ...  Looking ahead, it is of key importance that a proper balance is reached in terms of what role regulators should play in dealing with the Chinese hedge fund industry.  ...  AN EMPIRICAL STUDY OF TRUST 91 CONTRACTS OF CHINESE HEDGE FUNDS 2012] .  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.1707587 fatcat:t2kafxeulnf47nmmvuan7tkf5m

Okun's Coefficient for Four Mediterranean Member Countries of EU: An Empirical Study

Chaido Dritsaki, Nikolaos Dritsakis
2009 International Journal of Business and Management  
Things such as skills and organizational culture, which is based on significant knowledge that is difficult to articulate and codify, are much easier to embed in a new venture than they are in an acquired  ...  Acknowledgements We express our sincere gratitude to the employees participated in the study, and our thanks are due to Mr. A. Saravanan for his grammatical assistance to prepare this paper.  ...  media communication.  ... 
doi:10.5539/ijbm.v4n5p18 fatcat:yto5426jxvcajcudyp3z36tfoa

Censorship and deletion practices in Chinese social media

David Bamman, Brendan O'Connor, Noah Smith
2012 First Monday  
With Twitter and Facebook blocked in China, the stream of information from Chinese domestic social media provides a case study of social media behavior under the influence of active censorship.  ...  political content censorship in social media, i.e., the active deletion of messages published by individuals.  ...  The research reported in this article was supported by National Science Foundation grants IIS-0915187 and CAREER IIS-1054319 to N.A.S. and by an ARCS scholarship to D.B.  ... 
doi:10.5210/fm.v17i3.3943 fatcat:vymoa67qbreavpdu255oyekqza

Social Media Rumors in Bangladesh

Md. Sayeed Al-Zaman, Sifat Al Sife, Musfika Sultana, Mahbuba Akbar, Kazi Taznahel Sultana Ahona, Nandita Sarkar
2020 Journal of Information Science Theory and Practice  
Providing a few research directions, this study also elucidates the contributions of its results in academia and policymaking.  ...  This study analyzes N=181 social media rumors from Bangladesh to find out the most popular themes, sources, and aims.  ...  In this study, we analyze social media rumors of Bangladesh as an attempt to fill the existing gap to some extent.  ... 
doi:10.1633/jistap.2020.8.3.6 doaj:b18bbc46f399444e8263a6e527b16e30 fatcat:gtc3mruxfnbr7fz3h6j4cdehxe

Selling Participation to Audiences in China

Kuo Huang, Naren Chitty
2009 Global Media Journal: Canadian Edition  
The case studies that will be used are (A) the intervention of Chinese Service Providers in reality TV shows and (B) E-commerce on the Internet.  ...  Media revenues have in the past and today been drawn from licence fees, media subscriptions and advertising.  ...  Chinese media in the past have sought to follow a development-oriented model based on socialist social responsibility and led by the Communist Party.  ... 
doaj:7c2cde9f6295437686a3d46b8f2f47e2 fatcat:ceupo336tbb2hm5pzg3mm2zzaq

Involvement of Social Media in Disaster Management during the Wenchuan and Ya'an Earthquakes

Leah Xiufang Li
2014 Asian Journal for Public Opinion Research  
adopting social media with regards to public engagement and collaboration in an emergency event.  ...  The study concludes that social media as a backchannel communication tool is helpful for government institutions, corporations, and nonprofit organizations to build relationships with their stakeholders  ...  seeking and sharing, and emotional support. 3 Based upon empirical relating studies, the primary roles of social media in disasters could be summarized as information dissemination and resources mobilization  ... 
doi:10.15206/ajpor.2014.1.4.249 fatcat:lrzxahqhdrfifc65frdsfechfu

How Social Media Is Changing Conflict

Thomas Zeitzoff
2017 Journal of Conflict Resolution  
Social media increasingly plays a role in conflict and contentious politics. Politicians, leaders, insurgents, and protestors all have used it as a tool for communication.  ...  of information, (3) scholars should focus on the strategic interaction and competitive adaption of actors in response to communication technology changes, and (4) the new data that social media provides  ...  detect and manipulate conflict and social media (Allenby 2016) .  ... 
doi:10.1177/0022002717721392 fatcat:ika4vf3ikvdwtfwj7cvdv32dlq

Pragmatic Meaning in Court Interpreting: An Empirical Study of Additions in Consecutively-Interpreted Question-Answer Dialogues

Bente Jacobsen
2007 International Journal of Speech Language and The Law  
These and other issues emerge in almost all dialogue interpreting encounters, e.g. courtroom proceedings, media interviews, medical consultations, social service interviews, business negotiations.  ...  from the media are unable to record dialogues on tape, etc.  ...  Chapter 5, Section 5.2.2), in the Gricean framework of utterance comprehension, there is an underlying assumption that speakers and hearers will act in accordance with the Co-operative Principle (CP) and  ... 
doi:10.1558/ijsll.v11i1.165 fatcat:sc274hh6pfcivfvxfxjzg2i5ta

The impact of international TV media coverage of the Beijing Olympics 2008 on China's media image formation: a media content analysis perspective

Guojun Zeng, Frank Go, Christian Kolmer
2011 International Journal of Sports Marketing & Sponsorship  
Lai Kun in Sun Yat-sen University for their helpful feedback on earlier versions of this manuscript.  ...  mega-events in the Chinese context.  ...  RESEARCH PAPER Olympic messages were well placed by the media in advance of the Games, with sports being the most important message in the second half of 2007.  ... 
doi:10.1108/ijsms-12-04-2011-b004 fatcat:npoqrdgaqvbx3exqskd4ca5wz4

Why Regimes Repress: The Factors that Lead to Censorship of Social Media

Ezhan Hasan
2019 American journal of undergraduate research  
It concludes with discussion of the findings for the nature of regime response to the role of social media in protest.  ...  Social media have made it easier to create mass political action.  ...  In the referendum vote, Chavez is able to maintain his position. (  ... 
doi:10.33697/ajur.2019.028 fatcat:z4zakjn2zba23ps7pjzd44nwlu

Using Content-Level Structures for Summarizing Microblog Repost Trees [chapter]

Jing Li, Wei Gao, Zhongyu Wei, Baolin Peng, Kam-Fai Wong
2017 Social Media Content Analysis  
To help social media users capture the main clues of events on microblogging sites, we propose a novel repost tree summarization framework by effectively differentiating two kinds of messages on repost  ...  A microblog repost tree provides strong clues on how an event described therein develops.  ...  To help social media users capture the main clues of events on microblogging sites, we propose a novel repost tree summarization framework by effectively differentiating two kinds of messages on repost  ... 
doi:10.1142/9789813223615_0018 fatcat:2lmxn4g7cve27clfyluax56psa

Geo-Tagged Social Media Data-Based Analytical Approach for Perceiving Impacts of Social Events

Ruoxin Zhu, Diao Lin, Michael Jendryke, Chenyu Zuo, Linfang Ding, Liqiu Meng
2018 ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information  
In this study, however, we start from known or detected events, raising further questions on how they happened, how they affect people's lives, and for how long.  ...  Current research on social events through geo-tagged social media is mainly focused on the extraction of information about when, where, and what happened, i.e., event detection.  ...  The funders had no role in the design of the study; in the collection, analyses, or interpretation of data; in the writing of the manuscript, or in the decision to publish the results.  ... 
doi:10.3390/ijgi8010015 fatcat:p2w4k36ncjd7bp23xbjrgbfgui

Proactive Suicide Prevention Online (PSPO): Machine Identification and Crisis Management for Chinese Social Media Users with Suicidal Thoughts and Behaviors (Preprint)

Xingyun Liu, Xiaoqian Liu, Jiumo Sun, Nancy Xiaonan Yu, Bingli Sun, Qing Li, Tingshao Zhu
2018 Journal of Medical Internet Research  
Two hundred million people attempt suicide in China annually.  ...  The sponsors had no role in the study design; the collection, analysis, and interpretation of data; in the writing of the report; or in the decision to submit the paper for publication.  ...  Acknowledgments The authors gratefully acknowledge the generous support of the National Basic Research Program of China (2014CB744600), China Social Science Fund (Y8JJ183010), National Social Science Fund  ... 
doi:10.2196/11705 pmid:31344675 pmcid:PMC6682269 fatcat:smc4z3zlz5f5lkotnx6t3locyy
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