Link Sharing on Twitter during Popular Events: Implications for Social Navigation on Websites

@article{Nizam2014LinkSO,
  title={Link Sharing on Twitter during Popular Events: Implications for Social Navigation on Websites},
  author={Naureen Nizam and Carolyn R. Watters and Anatoliy A. Gruzd},
  journal={2014 47th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences},
  year={2014},
  pages={1745-1754}
}
The goal of this research is to explore how social media data can be used to help users find information on websites. This paper presents the first stage in this line of research and focuses on the characteristics of links (i.e. website URLs) shared on social media to recommend relevant and popular web pages within the website to others. Specifically, the paper reports on a study of Twitter messages ("tweets") during four different events. Tweets were collected and those containing links were… CONTINUE READING

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