Emotions, Demographics and Sociability in Twitter Interactions

@inproceedings{Lerman2016EmotionsDA,
  title={Emotions, Demographics and Sociability in Twitter Interactions},
  author={Kristina Lerman and Megha Arora and Luciano Gallegos and Ponnurangam Kumaraguru and David Garc{\'i}a},
  booktitle={ICWSM},
  year={2016}
}
The social connections people form online affect the quality of information they receive and their online experience. Although a host of socioeconomic and cognitive factors were implicated in the formation of offline social ties, few of them have been empirically validated, particularly in an online setting. In this study, we analyze a large corpus of georeferenced messages, or tweets, posted by social media users from a major US metropolitan area. We linked these tweets to US Census data… CONTINUE READING
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