Multilingual use of Twitter: Social networks at the language frontier

@article{Eleta2014MultilingualUO,
  title={Multilingual use of Twitter: Social networks at the language frontier},
  author={Irene Eleta and Jennifer Golbeck},
  journal={Computers in Human Behavior},
  year={2014},
  volume={41},
  pages={424-432}
}
Social media is international: users from different cultures and language backgrounds are generating and sharing content. But language barriers emerge in the communication landscape online. In the quest for language diversity and universal access, the vision of a cosmopolitan Internet has stumbled over the language frontier. In the microblogging site Twitter, information spreads across languages and countries. Expatriates, minorities, diaspora communities, and language learners play an… CONTINUE READING
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