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Predicting Current Juul use among Emerging Adults through Twitter Feeds [article]

Tung Tran, Melinda Ickes, Jakob W Hester, Ramakanth Kavuluru
2019 medRxiv   pre-print
In this study, we assess the potential in using machine learning methods to automatically identify whether an individual uses Juul (past 30-day usage) based on their Twitter data.  ...  Hence, at least every other user flagged by our model is expected to be a Juul user.  ...  National Cancer Institute through NIH grant R21CA218231. The content is solely the responsibility of the authors and does not necessarily represent the official views of the NIH.  ... 
doi:10.1101/19010553 fatcat:englotlu3zafniwi27q3flcukq

SmokEng: Towards Fine-grained Classification of Tobacco-related Social Media Text [article]

Kartikey Pant, Venkata Himakar Yanamandra, Alok Debnath, Radhika Mamidi
2019 arXiv   pre-print
More recently, Malik et al. (2019) explored patterns of communication of e-cigarette company Juul use on Twitter.  ...  Data Collection Using the Twitter Application Programming Interface (API 4 ), we collected a sample of tweets between 1st October 2018 and 7th October 2018 that represented 1% of the entire Twitter feed  ... 
arXiv:1910.05598v1 fatcat:vqb72ttn7rgppf7k7frgsm57za

The American Academy of Health Behavior 2021 Annual Scientific Meeting: "Transforming the Narrative to Meet Emerging Health Behavior Challenges"

2021 Health Behavior Research  
The meeting's theme was "Transforming the Narrative to Meet Emerging Health Behavior Challenges".  ...  Indeed, despite efforts to present a cleaner image on Twitter, JUUL remains indirectly marketed to youth through hashtags which may negate FDA compliance.  ...  Current ecigarette users were less affected by these messages.  ... 
doi:10.4148/2572-1836.1121 fatcat:3cz2zwjrpve6xk26dqts4cobtq

Social Media as a Research Tool (SMaaRT) for Risky Behavior Analytics: A Methodological Review (Preprint)

Tavleen Singh, Kirk Roberts, Trevor Cohen, Nathan Cobb, Jing Wang, Kayo Fujimoto, Sahiti Myneni
2020 JMIR Public Health and Surveillance  
The most commonly used social media platform was Twitter, followed by Facebook, QuitNet, and Reddit.  ...  The objective of this review is to summarize computational and quantitative techniques facilitating the analysis of data generated through peer interactions pertaining to risky health behaviors on social  ...  One study identified topics of e-cigarette-related conversations by creating a Twitter hashtag co-occurrence network [50] . 4 .  ... 
doi:10.2196/21660 pmid:33252345 fatcat:o42mjvsf2rcd7bmm7ozpmfpvta

'Vaping and fidget-spinners': A qualitative, longitudinal study of e-cigarettes in adolescence

Rikke Tokle
2020 International journal of drug policy  
In conclusion, e-cigarettes in the sample represented fashionable experimentation rather than steady user patterns.  ...  Simultaneously, increasing use of vaping devices among adolescents internationally, and in the US in particular, has evoked fear of a new nicotine-addicted generation.  ...  We identify differing motivations of current e-cigarette users in Norway and find traces of a vaping subculture.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.drugpo.2020.102791 pmid:32516687 fatcat:gv4vionrdjhldati2ihgmhhaiq

Engagement by lamination of autopoietic concentric interaction systems in games: A study of football and Pokémon GO

Tore Gulden
2018 Human Technology: An Interdisciplinary Journal on Humans in ICT Environments  
With this research, I seek to identify several dynamics of play and engagement elicited by games that, by extension, can serve as game design parameters.  ...  The study further shows that when a game succeeds in eliciting these dimensions, functional, continuous, and changing structures allow for the emergence of numerous behaviors and the production of new  ...  Juul (2011) categorized games by how they challenge players through either an emergence or progression structure.  ... 
doi:10.17011/ht/urn.201805242753 fatcat:c5b4xr6nffekbk3s6do3xy2ove

The American Academy of Health Behavior 2020 Annual Scientific Meeting: "Transforming the narrative to meet emerging health behavior challenges"

2020 Health Behavior Research  
The meeting's theme was "Transforming the narrative to meet Transforming the narrative to meet emerging health behavior challenges emerging health behavior challenges."  ...  Results: Approximately 4.86% were classified as current e-cigarette users.  ...  Weighted descriptive analyses identified the prevalence of usually purchasing tobacco from the Internet among past 30-day users.  ... 
doi:10.4148/2572-1836.1091 fatcat:gihxnjc2uvhvbohlsbnljsabg4

Behavioral Medicine, Clinical Nutrition, Education, and Exercise

2017 Diabetes  
The following major themes were identified: (1) T2DM patients gained "control" over their illness by living a "normal life."  ...  healthier life with a sense of security and gratitude for care by clinicians. (3) Patients discovered a new sense of self-worth by moving towards goals for T2DM treatment and experienced inner growth through  ...  After 6 months, changes in HbA1c were -2.4±1.6% among frequent users and -1.5±1.5% among infrequent users (P=0.003).  ... 
doi:10.2337/db17-664-889 fatcat:6qnwtkbmureypelwbk3hm763k4

Discourse 2.0: Language and new mediaTannenDeborahTresterAnna Marie (eds), Discourse 2.0: Language and new media, Georgetown University Press: Washington, DC, 2013; 258 pp.: ISBN 9781589019546, $44.95 (pbk)

Karen Correia Da Silva
2014 New Media & Society  
feeds.  ...  Posts, in addition to appearing on walls, are blasted to friends via the newsfeed, which automatically distributes news among users' networks, choosing which data to feed each member's homepage according  ...  One approach would be to try to see if there is a "red thread" running through the texts and how it plays out individually in each text.  ... 
doi:10.1177/1461444814524163b fatcat:lix7m4khk5ep3f7d3ftd3psx3q

Meeting abstracts from the 5th International Clinical Trials Methodology Conference (ICTMC 2019)

2019 Trials  
Text-messaging was highly acceptable and feasible among the study participants. Conclusion: Text-messaging was highly acceptable and feasible among low-income earning adults.  ...  Queries were then raised directly through the database to study sites, for site users to address and resolve electronically.  ...  Methods: A survey was developed to identify current practice and knowledge of available methodology.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s13063-019-3688-6 pmid:31639031 pmcid:PMC6805286 fatcat:arl4zrirdnho3bwxzg3a66hd24

Entertainment Architecture: Constructing a framework for the creation of an emerging transmedia form

Woitek Konzal
2012 Cultural Science  
Current business models of the movie industry are under a lot of stress due to the emergence of the Internet.  ...  Promotional entarch is discovered to currently be a dominant financing model, particularly among US-American Entertainment Architects.  ... 
doi:10.5334/csci.50 fatcat:bbb2zypthzffja6hqkqh7byy7e

Electronic Cigarettes: Puffing Topography and Self-titration - the Importance of Nicotine Concentration, User Experience and Device Characteristics

Catherine Kimber
Other aims were to identify the possible predictors of smoking cessation in smokers attempting to quit using an e-cigarette.  ...  Although well documented in tobacco smokers, there is little empirical evidence on self-titration (i.e. adjusting puffing patterns to obtain desired blood nicotine levels) in e-cigarette users.  ...  Adults who may lose mental capacity to consent during the course of the research. Adults in emergency situations.  ... 
doi:10.15123/pub.8129 fatcat:66ufoq7llrei7in6xzymn53kce

Digital Pioneers Cultural drivers of future media culture

Sonja Kangas
Besides emergent game-play (Smith 2001 , Juul 2005 ) the media object idea is touching the author-creator model.  ...  Those who get access to 2channel very frequently call themselves "2channeler", or "neller," which suggests that a self-identity emerges among its frequent users.  ...  is a free social networking and micro-blogging service that enables its users to for example send and read other users' updates known as tweets. 37 The most common functions of interpersonal communication  ... 

Tae-Eung Sung, Korea Institute of Science and Technology Information (KISTI)

Alessandro Bogliolo, Giner Alor Hernández, Feda Alshahwan, M Aydin, Gilbert Babin, Hec Montréal, Canada Faouzi Bader, Jasmina Husić, B Telecom, Bosnia, Herzegovina Bari, Javier Barria (+129 others)
2014 Korea International Journal on Advances in Internet Technology   unpublished
chiebukuro, a widely-used Japanese Q&A site, and Twitter for observation and examination.  ...  Finally, we show our results are useful to analyze users' messages in online communities. In this study, we used the data of Yahoo!  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT We would like to express our sincere gratitude to all who commented on this work at the Eighth International Conference on Digital Society (ICDS 2014) for their assistance in identifying  ... 

Make Room for Video Games: Exergames and the "Ideal Woman"

Julia Raz
This study, then, contributes to the area of feminist game studies through the examination of adult women as video game players (users) and industry imperatives, and also as part of much larger issues.  ...  In particular, this might entail recruiting adult women as video game players through snowball sampling.  ... 
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