Predicting Rising Follower Counts on Twitter Using Profile Information

@article{Mueller2017PredictingRF,
  title={Predicting Rising Follower Counts on Twitter Using Profile Information},
  author={Juergen Mueller and Gerd Stumme},
  journal={ArXiv},
  year={2017},
  volume={abs/1705.03214}
}
  • Juergen Mueller, Gerd Stumme
  • Published 2017
  • Computer Science
  • ArXiv
  • When evaluating the cause of one's popularity on Twitter, one thing is considered to be the main driver: Many tweets. There is debate about the kind of tweet one should publish, but little beyond tweets. Of particular interest is the information provided by each Twitter user's profile page. One of the features are the given names on those profiles. Studies on psychology and economics identified correlations of the first name to, e.g., one's school marks or chances of getting a job interview in… CONTINUE READING

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