Making Sense of Twitter

  title={Making Sense of Twitter},
  author={David Laniado and Peter Mika},
  booktitle={International Semantic Web Conference},
Twitter enjoys enormous popularity as a micro-blogging service largely due to its simplicity. On the downside, there is little organization to the Twitterverse and making sense of the stream of messages passing through the system has become a significant challenge for everyone involved. As a solution, Twitter users have adopted the convention of adding a hash at the beginning of a word to turn it into a hashtag. Hashtags have become the means in Twitter to create threads of conversation and to… CONTINUE READING
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