Exploring characteristics of suspended users and network stability on Twitter

@article{Wei2016ExploringCO,
  title={Exploring characteristics of suspended users and network stability on Twitter},
  author={Wei Wei and Kenneth Joseph and Huan Liu and Kathleen M. Carley},
  journal={Social Network Analysis and Mining},
  year={2016},
  volume={6},
  pages={1-18}
}
Social media is rapidly becoming a medium of choice for understanding the cultural pulse of a region; e.g. for identifying what the population is concerned with and what kind of help is needed in a crisis. To assess this cultural pulse, it is critical to have an accurate assessment of who is saying what. Unfortunately, social media is also the home of users who engage in disruptive, disingenuous, and potentially illegal activity. A range of users, both human and non-human, carry out such social… 

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