Analyzing the quality of information solicited from targeted strangers on social media

@inproceedings{Nichols2013AnalyzingTQ,
  title={Analyzing the quality of information solicited from targeted strangers on social media},
  author={Jeffrey Nichols and Michelle X. Zhou and Huahai Yang and Jeon-Hyung Kang and Xiaohua Sun},
  booktitle={CSCW},
  year={2013}
}
The emergence of social media creates a unique opportunity for developing a new class of crowd-powered information collection systems. Such systems actively identify potential users based on their public social media posts and solicit them directly for information. While studies have shown that users will respond to solicitations in a few domains, there is little analysis of the quality of information received. Here we explore the quality of information solicited from Twitter users in the… CONTINUE READING