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Dynamics of personal social relationships in online social networks

Valerio Arnaboldi, Marco Conti, Andrea Passarella, Robin Dunbar
2013 Proceedings of the first ACM conference on Online social networks - COSN '13  
In this paper we analyse a data set of Twitter communication records, studying the dynamic processes that govern the maintenance of online social relationships.  ...  The results reveal that people in Twitter have highly dynamic social networks, with a large percentage of weak ties and high turnover.  ...  CONCLUSIONS AND FUTURE WORK In this paper we presented a detailed analysis of the dynamic processes of ego networks and personal social relationships in Twitter.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2512938.2512949 dblp:conf/cosn/ArnaboldiCPD13 fatcat:cyscfgkcu5fy5mzz4op5di3mma

A longitudinal study of follow predictors on twitter

C.J. Hutto, Sarita Yardi, Eric Gilbert
2013 Proceedings of the SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems - CHI '13  
In this paper, we study 507 Twitter users and a half-million of their tweets over 15 months.  ...  related to social network structure for predicting growth of online social networks.  ...  Measuring the occurrences of common network neighbors is useful for link predictions in real life social networks [31] as well as online social networks [18, 19, 25] .  ... 
doi:10.1145/2470654.2470771 dblp:conf/chi/HuttoYG13 fatcat:at2f7ptxkvg6xipvvsvbcsylcu

Who are Dominant Communicators on Twitter? A Study of Korean Twitter Users

Seong Eun Cho, Han Woo Park
2013 International Journal of Contents  
subscription or online relationship [22] .  ...  In this study, however, the results indicate that twitter users' perception of their most trusted followees' communication styles affects users' communication styles on Twitter and as a result, it leads  ...  A part of current research was accepted for presentation at the 2013 China Xi'an INSNA Conference.  ... 
doi:10.5392/ijoc.2013.9.1.049 fatcat:aaq7qjvupjgdrppezvz3xqjdem

The impact of the MOOC movement on social networks. A computational and statistical study on Twitter
La repercusión del movimiento MOOC en las redes sociales. Un estudio computacional y estadístico en Twitter

2017 Revista Española de Pedagogía  
This article analyses the impact of the MOOC movement on the Twitter social network.  ...  The most frequently occurring words in the tweets are: «learning», «skills», «course», «free» and «online». The impact of the MOOC movement on social networks.  ...  do not have a direct relationship with the number of followers it has on that social network.  ... 
doi:10.22550/rep75-1-2017-10 fatcat:x5emgljovbhwrj23tzn7avvs5q

Real-time Twitter interactions during World Breastfeeding Week: A case study and social network analysis

Sara Moukarzel, Martin Rehm, Anita Caduff, Miguel del Fresno, Rafael Perez-Escamilla, Alan J. Daly, Marco Cremonini
2021 PLoS ONE  
To establish the potential of social network theory-based metrics in better understanding public health campaigns, we analyzed real-time user interactions on Twitter during the 2020 World Breastfeeding  ...  Using Twitter to implement public health awareness campaigns is on the rise, but campaign monitoring and evaluation are largely dependent on basic Twitter Analytics.  ...  SNA allows the description of patterns of social relationships that exist between people in a social network, such as identifying the role(s) of particular individuals within a network as well as the larger  ... 
doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0249302 pmid:33780502 fatcat:g4hbuo7xkbgjzlog4ndsseecjm

Information flow estimation: a study of news on Twitter [article]

Tobin South, Bridget Smart, Matthew Roughan, Lewis Mitchell
2022 arXiv   pre-print
provides a robust estimate of information flow in large networks.  ...  We apply this metric to a large corpus of news organisations on Twitter and demonstrate its usefulness in identifying influence within an information ecosystem, finding that average information contribution  ...  On Twitter specifically, there is a large body of research studying information flows in a variety of contexts, that defies a brief summary.  ... 
arXiv:2205.06029v1 fatcat:3fuxiugprjemnkmnt73gwuonwa

Critical Impact of Social Networks Infodemic on Defeating Coronavirus COVID-19 Pandemic: Twitter-Based Study and Research Directions

A. Mourad, A. Srour, H. Harmanani, C. Jenainati, M. Arafeh
2020 IEEE Transactions on Network and Service Management  
This article presents a large-scale study based on data mined from Twitter.  ...  Further data analysis revealed the importance of using social networks in a global pandemic crisis by relying on credible users with variety of occupations, content developers and influencers in specific  ...  In case of online social networks, classification of diverse and large amount of data has been proven difficult. B.  ... 
doi:10.1109/tnsm.2020.3031034 fatcat:o46ozi2rpnaidcp7t5a6kh76ma

Why it is important to consider negative ties when studying polarized debates: A signed network analysis of a Dutch cultural controversy on Twitter

Anna Keuchenius, Petter Törnberg, Justus Uitermark, Barbara Guidi
2021 PLoS ONE  
Despite the prevalence of disagreement between users on social media platforms, studies of online debates typically only look at positive online interactions, represented as networks with positive ties  ...  implications for various fields studying online debates using network analysis.  ...  and study social dynamics [1] [2] [3] .  ... 
doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0256696 pmid:34464396 pmcid:PMC8407581 fatcat:t5qwoonngnci5iananyhtvq74q

Bonding vs. Bridging Social Capital: A Case Study in Twitter

Matthew S. Smith, Christophe Giraud-Carrier
2010 2010 IEEE Second International Conference on Social Computing  
Online communities are connecting large numbers of individuals and generating rich social network data, opening the way for empirical studies of social behavior.  ...  In this paper, we consider the widely-held view of social scientists that bonding interactions are more likely than bridging interactions in social networks, and test it within the context of the large  ...  Eggett for his assistance with the statistical analysis, and Mikaela Dufur for valuable comments that greatly improved the quality of the paper.  ... 
doi:10.1109/socialcom.2010.62 dblp:conf/socialcom/SmithG10 fatcat:b35bjza3cnewrjchywwyyjp4hq

Tweeting God: Notes on articulating a Twitter theology

Jan A. van den Berg
2019 HTS Teologiese Studies/Theological Studies  
Masango's research, his ministry and his personal relationships all testify to the embodiment of theology as a verb.  ...  Even Maake's humour reminds me of the deepest theological truths that can be found in the strangest moments of everyday life.  ...  Acknowledgements Some of the work in this article stems from Jan A. van den Berg's thesis, entitled 'Tweeting God: A practical theological analysis of the communication of Christian motifs on Twitter',  ... 
doi:10.4102/hts.v75i4.5553 fatcat:27gsynejgnfynoxdcxc3ykwi7q

Tweeting #humanwaste: A practical theological tracing of #humanwaste as a trend on Twitter

Jan Albert Van den Berg
2014 HTS Teologiese Studies/Theological Studies  
In this tracing of human waste as a theme on Twitter,accents of a possible lived spirituality are sounded out and verbalised.  ...  In a practical theological tracing of the theme of human waste on Twitter, new contents and meaning related to this concept are mapped out in a variety of categories.  ...  Acknowledgements Competing interests The author declares that he has no financial or personal relationship(s) that may have inappropriately influenced him in writing this article.  ... 
doi:10.4102/hts.v70i2.2632 fatcat:6xkvzucmjbbwjacrf3tidgyvpi

Social infomediation of news on Twitter: A French case study

Nikos Smyrnaios, Bernard Rieder
2013 NECSUS. European Journal of Media Studies[11-2-2015 13:46:38] Dr.  ...  [43] Necsus | Social infomediation of news on Twitter: A French case studyNECSUS [11-2- Finally, what differentiates  ... 
doi:10.5117/necsus2013.2.smyr fatcat:dhky5igocbc67pswqdqewgm3gy

A comparative study of two models for celebrity identification on Twitter

M. S. Srinivasan, Srinath Srinivasa, Sunil Thulasidasan
2014 International Conference on Management of Data  
In this paper, we compare the two models on twitter data and highlight the characteristics of each of the models.  ...  "Celebritiness" is a characteristic assigned to persons that are initially based on specific achievements or lineage.  ...  Influence of a person is typically specific to a topic [11] and the person's position in the social network.  ... 
dblp:conf/comad/SrinivasanST14 fatcat:6mrajnicljc2xf3ywhsinkpyg4

Social infomediation of news on Twitter – A French case study

Nikos Smyrnaios, Bernhard Rieder, Mediarep.Org
2018 NECSUS : European journal of media studies  
This study analyses a large sample of French-speaking Twitter users over a period of two months.  ...  Social infomediation is an emerging phenomenon that sees growing numbers of Internet users share and comment on news items on Facebook and Twitter.  ...  The rising power of online social networks over the last few years has brought about the phenomenon of 'social dissemination' of online information.  ... 
doi:10.25969/mediarep/15095 fatcat:w32jtt7tojantck2prjnoup3ga

Is Japanese gendered language used on Twitter ? A large scale study [article]

Tiziana Carpi, Stefano Maria Iacus
2020 arXiv   pre-print
This study analyzes the usage of Japanese gendered language on Twitter.  ...  A large scale textual analysis is performed on this corpus to identify and examine sentence-final particles (SFPs) and first-person pronouns appearing in the texts.  ...  an interesting variation in use in "online speech" on Twitter: A.  ... 
arXiv:2006.15935v2 fatcat:yfrfkfgilnfpznummmddgm47wi
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