SIDEWAYS-2022 @ HT-2022: 7th International Workshop on Social Media World Sensors

Mario Cataldi, Luigi Di Caro, Claudio Schifanella
2022 7th International Workshop on Social Media World Sensors  
This seventh edition of the workshop aims at bringing together academics and practitioners from different areas to promote the vision of social media as social sensors. Nowadays, Social media platforms represent freely-accessible information networks allowing registered (and unregistered) users to read, share and broadcast messages referring to a potentiallyunlimited range of arguments, by also exploiting the immediateness of handy smart devices. This long-running workshop aims at focusing the
more » ... ttention on a particular perspective of these powerful communication channels, which is that of social sensors, where each user reacts in real time to the underlying reality by providing some own interpretation. Technologies and AI artifacts may support automatic or semiautomatic applications for information detection and integration, offering sideways to the existing authoritative information media and the information reported by the surrounding community.
doi:10.1145/3544795.3544844 fatcat:vmuhgybz2vedzgj5kf6dvxypge