"Where to Go on the Weekend?": Trends for Local Information Seeking in Leisure Settings Using

Eman Alyami, Sandra Toze
2014 International Journal for Digital Society (IJDS)  
This study looks at information seeking behaviour in local settings using social media as a source of information for leisure purposes. We used mixed methods to analyze tweets' content and users' network. We found that Twitter is used as a local news media more than of a social channel. The results have also indicated a more locally centered online community and discussions where the type of information in a local setting tends to be slightly different from the information found in the
more » ... e. Future research might be done on enhancing the analysis measures and on a broader geographic area. Relationship Using replies, tags, favorites, and followed features/ [2]
doi:10.20533/ijds.2040.2570.2014.0115 fatcat:epluk3e75jczlp4xuhcnn3sbsi