Detection and Characterization of Influential Cross-lingual Information Diffusion on Social Networks

  title={Detection and Characterization of Influential Cross-lingual Information Diffusion on Social Networks},
  author={Hongshan Jin},
  journal={Proceedings of the 26th International Conference on World Wide Web Companion},
  • Hongshan Jin
  • Published 3 April 2017
  • Computer Science
  • Proceedings of the 26th International Conference on World Wide Web Companion
Social network services (SNSs) have become new global and multilingual information platforms due to their popularity. In SNSs with content-sharing functionality, such as "retweet" in Twitter and "share" in Facebook, posts are easily and quickly shared among users, and some of which can spread over different regions and languages. In this work, we first define the concept of cross-lingual information cascade on the basis of the main language of users and then try to characterize and detect those… 

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