References

  1. Predicting the Future with Social Media

    Sitaram Asur, Bernardo Huberman (2010)
    In recent years, social media has become ubiquitous and important for social networking and content sharing. And yet, the content that is generated from these websites remains largely untapped. In this paper, we demonstrate how social media content…
     
  2. Election Forecasts With Twitter: How 140 Characters Reflect the Political Landscape

    Andranik Tumasjan, Timm Sprenger, Philipp Sandner, Isabell Welpe in Social Science Computer Review (2011)
    This study investigates whether microblogging messages on Twitter validly mirror the political landscape off-line and can be used to predict election results. In the context of the 2009 German federal election, we conducted a sentiment analysis of…
     
  3. Twitter Under Crisis: Can we trust what we RT?

    Marcelo Mendoza, Barbara Poblete, Carlos Castillo in 1st Workshop on Social Media Analytics (SOMA '10) (2010)
    In this article we explore the behavior of Twitter users under an emergency situation. In particular, we analyze the activity related to the 2010 earthquake in Chile and characterize Twitter in the hours and days following this disaster.…
     
  4. Twitter power: Tweets as electronic word of mouth

    Bernard Jansen, Mimi Zhang, Kate Sobel, Abdur Chowdury in J. Am. Soc. Inf. Sci. (2009)
    Abstract 10.1002/asi.21149.abs In this paper we report research results investigating microblogging as a form of electronic word-of-mouth for sharing consumer opinions concerning brands. We analyzed more than 150,000 microblog postings containing…
     
  5. Characterizing debate performance via aggregated twitter sentiment

    Nicholas Diakopoulos, David Shamma in Proceedings of the 28th international conference on Human factors in computing systems (2010)
    Television broadcasters are beginning to combine social micro-blogging systems such as Twitter with television to create social video experiences around events. We looked at one such event, the first U.S. presidential debate in 2008, in conjunction…
     
  6. Influence and Passivity in Social Media

    Daniel Romero, Wojciech Galuba, Sitaram Asur, Bernardo Huberman (2010)
    The ever-increasing amount of information flowing through Social Media forces the members of these networks to compete for attention and influence by relying on other people to spread their message. A large study of information propagation within…
     
  7. Want to be Retweeted? {Large} Scale Analytics on Factors Impacting Retweet in {Twitter} Network

    Bongwon Suh, Lichan Hong, Peter Pirolli, Ed Chi in Proceedings of the IEEE Second International Conference on Social Computing (SocialCom) (2010)
    Retweeting is the key mechanism for information diffusion in Twitter. It emerged as a simple yet powerful way of disseminating information in the Twitter social network. Even though a lot of information is shared in Twitter, little is known yet…
     
  8. Detecting and Tracking the Spread of Astroturf Memes in Microblog Streams

    Jacob Ratkiewicz, Michael Conover, Mark Meiss, Bruno Gonçalves, Snehal Patil, Alessandro Flammini, et al. (2010)
    Online social media are complementing and in some cases replacing person-to-person social interaction and redefining the diffusion of information. In particular, microblogs have become crucial grounds on which public relations, marketing, and…
     
  9. {TwitterStand}: news in tweets

    Jagan Sankaranarayanan, Hanan Samet, Benjamin Teitler, Michael Lieberman, Jon Sperling in Proceedings of the 17th ACM SIGSPATIAL International Conference on Advances in Geographic Information Systems (2009)
    Twitter is an electronic medium that allows a large user populace to communicate with each other simultaneously. Inherent to Twitter is an asymmetrical relationship between friends and followers that provides an interesting social network like…