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Usage patterns of collaborative tagging systems
A dynamic model of collaborative tagging is presented that predicts regularities in user activity, tag frequencies, kinds of tags used, bursts of popularity in bookmarking and a remarkable stability in the relative proportions of tags within a given URL.
Tweet, Tweet, Retweet: Conversational Aspects of Retweeting on Twitter
- D. Boyd, Scott A. Golder, Gilad Lotan
- Computer Science43rd Hawaii International Conference on System…
- 5 January 2010
This paper examines the practice of retweeting as a way by which participants can be "in a conversation" and highlights how authorship, attribution, and communicative fidelity are negotiated in diverse ways.
The Structure of Collaborative Tagging Systems
A dynamical model of collaborative tagging is presented that predicts regularities in user activity, tag frequencies, kinds of tags used, bursts of popularity in bookmarking and a remarkable stability in the relative proportions of tags within a given url.
Diurnal and Seasonal Mood Vary with Work, Sleep, and Daylength Across Diverse Cultures
Individual-level diurnal and seasonal mood rhythms in cultures across the globe are identified, using data from millions of public Twitter messages, and it is found that individuals awaken in a good mood that deteriorating as the day progresses.
Rhythms of social interaction: messaging within a massive online network
This paper studies the social net- work service Facebook, which began in early 2004 in select universities, but grew quickly to encompass a very large number of universities.
Structural Predictors of Tie Formation in Twitter: Transitivity and Mutuality
It is shown that two structural characteristics, transitivity and mutuality, are significant predictors of the desire to form new ties, especially in online networks.
Visualizing email content: portraying relationships from conversational histories
The interface and content-parsing algorithms in Themail are described and the results from a user study where two main interaction modes with the visualization emerged: exploration of "big picture" trends and themes in email (haystack mode) and more detail-oriented exploration (needle mode).
SOCIAL ROLES IN ELECTRONIC COMMUNITIES
Individuals’ behavior in groups is constrained by several factors, including the skills, privileges and responsibilities they enjoy. We call these factors a social role, and explore using the concept…
Digital Footprints: Opportunities and Challenges for Online Social Research
Online interaction is now a regular part of daily life for a demographically diverse population of hundreds of millions of people worldwide. These interactions generate fine-grained time-stamped…
Community, consensus, coercion, control: cs*w or how policy mediates mass participation
- Travis Kriplean, Ivan Beschastnikh, David W. McDonald, Scott A. Golder
- EconomicsGROUP '07
- 4 November 2007
A grounded approach is employed to study a sample of active talk pages and finds that ambiguities in policies give rise to power plays, demonstrating that support for mass collaboration must take into account policy and power.