This 2014 article focuses on crowd-sourced information on smartphones. The article is based on a large-scale collaborative study by seven researchers at the University of Oxford and the University of Birmingham.
This article attempts to understand how networks of influence are formed among Twitter users, and the relative influence of global news media organizations and information providers in the Twittersphere during such global news events.
This brief report is based on a September 2014 survey and includes statistical data on users of social media and networking platforms, comparing the years 2013 and 2014 for the differences in gender, age, race, education, wage, and demographic location (i.e. rural, suburban, urban).
This study employs content and network analysis techniques to explore the predictors of opinion leadership in a political activist network on Twitter. The results demonstrate the feasibility of using user-generated content to measure user characteristics.
This article argues that an individual’s traits and attributes can be predicted using their digital records, given the abundance of personal information found online.
This portal gathers an annotated collection of recent research on the ways in which social media and new technologies may be leveraged in the fight against violent extremism