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Online social networks and micro-blogging in political campaigning
This study explores how candidates running for the European Parliament (EP) in 2009 used micro-blogging and online social networks – in this case Twitter (www.twitter.com) in the early stage of itsExpand
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Is the voter only a tweet away? Micro blogging during the 2009 European Parliament election campaign in the Netherlands
This study explores the use of Twitter by candidates, in particular their networking and micro-blogging activities in the election campaign for the European Parliament elections of 2009 in the Netherlands. Expand
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Citizen-government collaboration on social media: The case of Twitter in the 2011 riots in England
This paper examines the dynamic aspects of collaboration in the context of the 2011 riots in England in which local authorities attempted to reduce the effects of the riots and support community recovery. Expand
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Social media in emergency management: Twitter as a tool for communicating risks to the public
One of the main challenges of emergency management lies in communicating risks to the public. On some occasions, risk communicators might seek to increase awareness over emerging risks, while onExpand
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Networked Politics on Cyworld: The Text and Sentiment of Korean Political Profiles
Cyworld, a Korean social networking site (SNS), enables politicians to establish and maintain their online presence and allows them to communicate with constituents through their personal profile.Expand
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Do social networking groups support online petitions
Purpose – EPetitioning has been emerging as arguably the most important eParticipation institutional activity. This paper aims to provide some insights into how ePetitions are perceived and supportedExpand
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Microblogging applications are becoming a momentous element of the public sector social media agenda. The potential of Twitter to update the public with frequent, concise and real-time content hasExpand
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e-Research applications for tracking online socio-political capital in the Asia-Pacific region
Online content offers with it the potential to provide a rich source of data for academic researchers. To capture this data an e-Research tool was developed to utilise results from prominent KoreanExpand
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"5 Days in August" - How London Local Authorities Used Twitter during the 2011 Riots
This study examines effects of microblogging communications during emergency events based on the case of the summer 2011 riots in London. Expand
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The Presence of Hyperlinks on Social Network Sites: A Case Study of Cyworld in Korea
A study has shown how leveraging existing technologies, such as hyperlinks, can mediate democratic processes by determining the motivation, domain choice, sentiment, and message content of users commenting on political profile pages. Expand
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