Understanding localness of knowledge sharing: a study of Naver KiN 'here'

@inproceedings{Park2014UnderstandingLO,
  title={Understanding localness of knowledge sharing: a study of Naver KiN 'here'},
  author={Sangkeun Park and Yongsung Kim and Uichin Lee and Mark S. Ackerman},
  booktitle={Mobile HCI},
  year={2014}
}
In location-based social Q&A, the questions related to a local community (e.g. local services and places) are typically answered by local residents (i.e. who have the local knowledge). In this work, we wanted to deepen our understanding of the localness of knowledge sharing through investigating the topical and typological patterns related to the geographic characteristics, geographic locality of user activities, and motivations of local knowledge sharing. To this end, we analyzed a 12-month… CONTINUE READING