SMAT: The Social Media Analysis Toolkit

  title={SMAT: The Social Media Analysis Toolkit},
  author={Emmi Bevensee and Maxwell Matthaios Aliapoulios and Quinn Dougherty and Jason Baumgartner and Damon McCoy and Jeremy Blackburn},
  booktitle={ICWSM Workshops},

Too Much Data? Opportunities and Challenges of Large Datasets and Cybercrime

Some of the opportunities and challenges associated with using such large datasets are outlined, some of the ways the authors are currently addressing these challenges, and potential ways forward.

All That's Happening behind the Scenes: Putting the Spotlight on Volunteer Moderator Labor in Reddit

Online volunteers are an uncompensated yet valuable labor force for many social platforms. For example, volunteer content moderators perform a vast amount of labor to maintain online communities.

A comparison of online hate on reddit and 4chan: a case study of the 2020 US election

This article makes use of various Natural Language Processing (NLP) techniques to computationally analyse hateful content from Reddit and 4chan relating to the 2020 US Presidential Elections, and shows how content and posting activity can differ depending on the platform being used.

Storywrangler: A massive exploratorium for sociolinguistic, cultural, socioeconomic, and political timelines using Twitter

The method of tracking dynamic changes in n-grams can be extended to any temporally evolving corpus, and example use cases including social amplification, the sociotechnical dynamics of famous individuals, box office success, and social unrest are presented.

Cyber Social Threats 2020 Workshop Meta-report: COVID-19, Challenges, Methodological and Ethical Considerations

The Cyber Social Threats Workshop 2020 aimed to stimulate research for the challenges on methodological and ethical considerations in developing novel approaches to analyze online harmful conversations, concerning social, cultural, emotional, communicative, and linguistic aspects.