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Characterizing Microblogs with Topic Models

@inproceedings{Ramage2010CharacterizingMW,
  title={Characterizing Microblogs with Topic Models},
  author={Daniel Ramage and Susan T. Dumais and Daniel J. Liebling},
  booktitle={ICWSM},
  year={2010}
}
As microblogging grows in popularity, services like Twitter are coming to support information gathering needs above and beyond their traditional roles as social networks. But most users’ interaction with Twitter is still primarily focused on their social graphs, forcing the often inappropriate conflation of “people I follow” with “stuff I want to read.” We characterize some information needs that the current Twitter interface fails to support, and argue for better representations of content for… 

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