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Insights Into Incitement: A Computational Perspective on Dangerous Speech on Twitter in India [article]

Saloni Dash, Rynaa Grover, Gazal Shekhawat, Sukhnidh Kaur, Dibyendu Mishra, Joyojeet Pal
2021 arXiv   pre-print
We identify dangerous speech by influential accounts on Twitter in India around three key events, examining both the language and networks of messaging that condones or actively promotes violence against  ...  We characterize dangerous speech users by assigning Danger Amplification Belief scores and show that dangerous users are more active on Twitter as compared to other users as well as most influential in  ...  Our research is a formative step in extending these quantitative methods to expansive corpuses of tweets and accurately capturing the prevalent trends of dangerous speech on Indian Twitter.  ... 
arXiv:2111.03906v1 fatcat:khzizr5u4zcc5kd73lwuh7rjbu

Myths and Misconceptions on Covid-19: 'Congo Check' and 'Talato' Verification Experiences

Fabíola Ortiz dos Santos
2021 Frontiers in Communication  
The data collection comprises of interviews with the journalists, as well as the Twitter handling of these projects.  ...  Despite the challenges of connectivity and the digital divide that persists in Central Africa, an increasing number of citizens is engaging and interacting in social networks for fulfilling their informational  ...  Information about Covid-19 has been shared and viewed over 270 billion times online and mentioned almost 40 million times on Twitter and web-based news sites in the 47 countries of the African region between  ... 
doi:10.3389/fcomm.2021.627214 doaj:2f7388d0d7ce4d3d8f7964c545ed7079 fatcat:uvodcgytsfafhiw6ch5iouinpi

Mining the Hidden Link Structure from Distribution Flows for a Spatial Social Network

Yanqiao Zheng, Xiaobing Zhao, Xiaoqi Zhang, Xinyue Ye, Qiwen Dai
2019 Complexity  
The method is tested through simulated data and demonstrated on a data set of rumor spreading on Twitter.  ...  To uncover the hidden link structure and its dependence on the external social-economic features of the node set, a multidimensional spatial social network model is constructed in this study with the spatial  ...  Yougui Wang and Zhigang Cao.  ... 
doi:10.1155/2019/6902027 fatcat:uquo722ubresxnmtg55knaemgq

COVID-19 Challenges for Pakistan

Farah Naz
2020 NUST journal of social sciences and humanities  
I also thank my colleague Miss Tashin Fatima Khan (Lecturer, Mass Communication Department, NUST) for her support in the data gathering process.  ...  Muhammad Makki (Assistant Professor, Centre for International Peace and Stability, NUST) for his critical feedback on the current chapter.  ...  However, amidst the crisis, the literature shows that the elite tend to tweet frequently with more information and avoid retweets [Anderson (2018) ].  ... 
doi:10.51732/s3hbooks fatcat:yhgohgfua5ad3arkaqx2smkm7u

Deep Fakes: A Looming Challenge for Privacy, Democracy, and National Security

Robert Chesney, Danielle Keats Citron
2018 Social Science Research Network  
Our aim is to provide the first in-depth assessment of the causes and consequences of this disruptive technological change, and to explore the existing and potential tools for responding to it.  ...  We cover the waterfront from immunities to immutable authentication trails, offering recommendations to improve law and policy and anticipating the pitfalls embedded in various solutions.  ...  learned something valuable. 54 The cycle repeats, and the cascade strengthens. 55 Social media platforms are a ripe environment for the formation of information cascades spreading content of all stripes  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.3213954 fatcat:njtauzwpdzb4hp5kd3qd4yrp4i

Desinformación en tiempos de pandemia: tipología de los bulos sobre la Covid-19

Ramón Salaverría, Nataly Buslón, Fernando López-Pan, Bienvenido León, Ignacio López-Goñi, María-Carmen Erviti
2020 El Profesional de la Informacion  
Our aim is to provide the first in-depth assessment of the causes and consequences of this disruptive technological change, and to explore the existing and potential tools for responding to it.  ...  We cover the waterfront from immunities to immutable authentication trails, offering recommendations to improve law and policy and anticipating the pitfalls embedded in various solutions.  ...  environment for the formation of information cascades spreading content of all stripes.  ... 
doi:10.3145/epi.2020.may.15 fatcat:ihnoj7e6wvfrffejtc2hak7boa

Marketing and Entrepreneurship

2016 Актуальные проблемы российского права  
In addition, interviews and observations were conducted to gather more in-depth information on the internal and external factors affecting TVF.  ...  This project evaluated The Venture Forum's (TVF) current operations and organization and provided recommendations for TVF to improve through a multi-tiered internal and external marketing mix.  ...  Promotions: They can be seen in the local newspaper, on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+, and YouTube.  ... 
doi:10.17803/1994-1471.2016.68.7.227-229 fatcat:bat2tam2pvf4xooj7kq7r427fa

HUSO 2017 The Third International Conference on Human and Social Analytics HUSO 2017 Technical Program Committee

Hong Technology, Jin Kong Xiaolong
Institute of Computing Technology (ICT) | Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), China Mirko Kämpf   unpublished
We hope that HUSO 2017 was a successful international forum for the exchange of ideas and results between academia and industry and for the promotion of progress in the area of human and social analytics  ...  We are grateful to the members of the HUSO 2017 organizing committee for their help in handling the logistics and for their work to make this professional meeting a success.  ...  In this data set, nodes are Twitter users and the edges represent tweets that can either be retweets or mentions.  ... 

'This Web Page Should Not Exist' [chapter]

Mojca M. Plesničar, Pika Šarf
2020 Introducing Vigilant Audiences  
Plesničar and Šarf's chapter considers the backlash to hate speech occurring on social media in the Slovenian context.  ...  Yet when physical posters of the denunciations appeared in the nation's capital, a counter-denunciation arose against the anonymous authors of the Tumblr page, and a broader debate emerged about the appropriateness  ...  I then examined the most popular tweets in terms of likes and retweets, which signified agreement from other users of the site.  ... 
doi:10.11647/obp.0200.08 fatcat:2zg6xuvdtjbtlaywz7igks6gyq

#Présidentielle2017 : a critical discourse analysis of the 2017 French presidential campaign on Twitter [article]

Fanny Macé, 0000-0003-0619-8874, Austin, The University Of Texas At, Austin, The University Of Texas At, Blyth, Carl S. (Carl Stewart), 1958-
In the context of the 2017 French presidential election, this dissertation examines political discourse on Twitter from a socio-semiotic perspective.  ...  CDA and SFL are socially-oriented approaches to discourse which share a dialectical view of text-in-context whereby discourse shapes and is shaped by the social and cultural context in which it occurs  ...  Tweets can include references to other users ('@mentions' and '@replies'), copies of other tweets ('retweets'), searchable hashtags, and multimodal content (mainly links to other websites, pictures and  ... 
doi:10.26153/tsw/5364 fatcat:drdzrzcnwnejleuovz7fq3ootq

Teasing the Twitter timeline: examining Hollywood's internal pre-teaser

Jemma Dashkewytch
Engaging with theories of network temporality, this work considers the centrality of immediacy and incessancy in both the conditions of the Twitter timeline and the IPT's textual strategies.  ...  Foregrounding the Twitter platform and its video autoplay technology, this thesis unpacks how these conditions evoke a new convention in the Hollywood trailer text.  ...  Incremental updates -such as 'Retweeting' in 2009 -were introduced regularly, designed to make it easier to navigate, find, and connect amongst this unremitting information cascade.  ... 
doi:10.14288/1.0395946 fatcat:2prcdaidrnewpi3hlwgflbgzuu

Social Science with Social Media

Scott Andrew Golder
in political activities.  ...  While this transition is in itself interesting, it also has significant implications for the social and behavioral sciences.  ...  Regulatory, integrative and comparative physiology. 15:R161--R183. Daft, Richard L. and Robert H. Lengel. 1986  ... 
doi:10.7298/x4nv9gcx fatcat:jhlv7wfebfcjja44siu4rk57kq

Full Issue Vol 10 No 2 (2021)

Harvard Deusto Business Research
2021 Harvard Deusto Business Research  
This research has confirmed that social networks are effective when employed in business, so it is imperative that every business owner/manager who is yet to implement these platforms in their day-to-day  ...  The authors declared no potential conflicts of interest with respect to the research, authorship, and/or publication of this article.  ...  Retweets were mentioned as a means to gauge the efficacy of social media by 23.3 percent of respondents, while 76.7 percent were against it.  ... 
doi:10.48132/hdbr.367 fatcat:paxcpmz37jd5vlqrmavqz6vw5u

City bug report

Henrik Korsgaard, Martin Brynskov
2014 Proceedings of the 2nd Media Architecture Biennale Conference on World Cities - MAB '14  
active instigators of change in their own right.  ...  In this paper, we examine how to bring about and foster more open and participatory approaches to engage communities through media architecture by identifying novel ways to put some of the creative process  ...  Acknowledging the importance of the amateurs or lovers, in the evolution of technology, Paulos supports DIY cultures and calls on technologists and engineers to shift their thinking towards more participatory  ... 
doi:10.1145/2682884.2682896 dblp:conf/mab/KorsgaardB14 fatcat:mdpnfowtuzgs3fcjdxrzc5lepm

Learning to write in (networked) public: children and the delivery of writing online [article]

Audra Katherine Roach
In response to Matt's efforts to raise funds through his Twitter and blog, his readers would tweet and retweet, bringing in dozens of contributors.  ...  In what timing and what rhythm did they cascade? Did they progressively fold in more allies?  ...  In sum, participation in these networked publics gave these groups contact with new and different perspectives that allowed them to be seen and promoted by more people.  ... 
doi:10.15781/t2q38n fatcat:mmevb7ywkbcybptj5ja6fncbay
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