Browse by Subject "social media"

  • Espinoza Vasquez, Fatima Karely; Caicedo Bastidas, Carlos Enrique (iSchools, 2015-03-15)
    In the last decade there has been an emergence of Academic Social Networking Sites (ASNSs). Each site offers its own combination of tools and capabilities to support research activities, communication, collaboration, and ...

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  • Simons, Rachel Noelle (iSchools, 2015-03-15)
    Previous research indicates that women face a disproportionate amount of online harassment resulting from their identity as women. As a relatively new phenomenon, however, gender-based online harassment is not well ...

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  • Wang, Dakuo; Hou, Youyang; Luo, Lin; Pan, Yingxin (iSchools, 3/15/16)
    Many studies about social question and answer (Social Q&A) platforms have focused on the recommendation algorithms designed to find the right person for the question. But very little literature has investigated how to ...

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  • Jeon, Grace YoungJoo; Rieh, Soo Young (iSchools, 2014-03-01)
    Individuals may encounter distinct kinds of challenges in assessing credibility in a social Q&A setting where they interact with strangers. It is necessary to better understand how people make credibility judgments when ...

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  • Benoit, Edward; Stevenson, Jennifer Ann (iSchools, 3/15/16)
    This study measures the effects of Twitter usage among archivists in order to begin to identify and evaluate social media for future use for the archive community.  The study analyzes the statistics to provide quantitative ...

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  • Li, Chen (2015-07-16)
    This study entails the understanding of and the development of a computational method for automatically extracting complex expressions in language that correspond to event to event sequential relations in the real world. ...

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  • Roberts, Sarah T. (2014-09-16)
    Commercial content moderation (CCM) is the practice of screening of user-generated content (UGC) posted to Internet sites, social media platforms and other online outlets that encourage and rely upon such material to ...

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  • Paulin, Drew; Gilbert, Sarah; Haythornthwaite, Caroline A.; Gruzd, Anatoliy; Absar, Rafa (iSchools, 2015-03-15)
    Conferences provide opportunities for participants to learn with each other through social discovery, interaction and knowledge development. Increasingly, Twitter provides an online backchannel surrounding conference ...

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  • Unsworth, Kristene (iSchools, 2014-03-01)
    Information sharing among law enforcement officers and between law enforcement officers and the public is crucial to creating safe neighborhoods and developing trust between members of society. Since the terrorist attacks ...

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  • Shah, Chirag; He, Daqing; Radford, Marie L.; Oh, Jung-Sun; Connaway, Lynn Silipigni (iSchools, 2013-02)
    With an exponentially growing set of e-services and social networks that allow people to be not only consumers, but also producers of information, information seeking and sharing behaviors are rapidly changing. Innovations ...

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  • Pasquini, Laura A.; Miller, Andrew J.; Moynihan, Fiachra E.; McLeod, Patrick (iSchools, 2014-04-04)
    This case study provides on the Feed Denton Community Compost Project. This ethnographic research will review how the collecting of social data and implementation of information communication technologies can provide a ...

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  • Gilbert, Eric E. (2011-01-14)
    Relationships make social media social. But, not all relationships are created equal. We have colleagues with whom we correspond intensely, but not deeply; we have childhood friends we consider close, even if we fell out ...

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  • Khazraee, Emad (iSchools, 2013-02)
    It has been discussed intensively that technology can shape social and in return is being shaped and adapted by its social context of use. Social media technologies have become pervasive in the recent years. It has been ...

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  • Tsaasan, Anita Marie; Kusumakaulika, Nafiri; Brubaker, Jed R. (iSchools, 2015-03-15)
    We present an interview study on the management of post-mortem data on Facebook. Design considerations for post-mortem social media data management were developed, and their use in the design and development of a prototype ...

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  • Juncker, Beth; Meyers, Eric; Martens, Marianne; Balling, Gitte; Fisher, Karen; Todd, Ross (iSchools, 2015-03-15)
    Digital youth is a critical area of research and practice within the iSchools movement. The goal of the Digital Youth Workshop at the iConference 2015 is to continue the efforts of two highly successful workshops in Fort ...

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  • Chang, Hsia-Ching; Zhang, Yuan (iSchools, 3/15/16)
    Although the hashtag convention was originally initiated by Twitter, it has become a common functionality across multiple social media platforms. As hashtags have become universal and linked across multiple social media ...

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  • Langa, Lesley A. (iSchools, 2014-03-01)
    Even though Twitter is a fairly new web 2.0 tool, U.S. museum leaders are extoling the platform as a necessary component to any online programming or presence in museums today. Because of the myriad ways museums can use ...

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  • Morris, Rebecca Jane (iSchools, 2015-03-15)
    The purpose of this session is to introduce participants to the engaging and adaptable “Draw My Life” video as a form of digital storytelling and professional reflection. Garnering millions of Youtube views, Draw My Life ...

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  • Lim, Sook; Steffel, Nick (iSchools, 2015-03-15)
    The study examines whether expert and user ratings affect students’ behavioral intentions to use a fictitious book at Goodreads.com, a user-generated content (UGC) site regarding books. It also explores students’ perceptions ...

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  • Horseman, Rachel Lynn; Larkin, Emily Elizabeth; Vallejo, Jessica; Wilkerson, Michelene (iSchools, 2015-03-15)
    Social Networking Sites (SNS) introduced a new medium of communication among users. Facebook, Google+, and LinkedIn share several notable features between sites, while maintaining distinct user experiences. This study ...

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