Taxonomy of Community Detection over Social Media

Advancements in web technologies in conjunction with the advent of social media facilitate online users to share contents and interact on a shared platform. Social media mining allows users to visualize, evaluate, analyze, and extract meaningful patterns and trends over the social network. Numerous methods and algorithms have been presented for the massive investigation of social media data. Community detection over social media is the most attracting field of interest for researchers in the
more » ... a of social media mining. Community detection is a process of identifying densely connected network nodes and forming a group or community based on the density of interconnection among them. Detection of such communities is very crucial for a variety of applications in order to analyze the social network. This paper provides a brief introduction of social media, social media mining, and highlights prominent and recent research works done in the field of community detection. The paper presents the taxonomy of various algorithms and approaches for community detection over social media. The paper also includes in-depth details of extent community detection methods devised in the literature to detect communities over social media.
doi:10.35940/ijitee.k1447.0981119 fatcat:zcy5davfbngnrdfaiyspni3lk4