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Social networking sites and cyberdemocracy: A new model of dialogic interactivity and political moblization in the case of South Korea
The primary purpose of this study is to test whether dialogic interactions via SNSs can help revive political participation and help citizens to become involved in real-world politics. In a Tocquevillian sense, this study ...
The Internet and social capital among co-operatives in Canada
Achieving public participation and creating community consensus in the framework of sustainable development practices can be an onerous task in the absence of social capital. This can be compounded when attempting to ...
Online Techniques to find sub-trending phrases in Streaming Documents
Real world events are almost always being discussed and in some cases, documented, on various popular social networks online as hashtags. Hashtags are the Internet's analogues of topics which are popular among users at the ...
Using Social Media to Predict Traffic Flow under Special Event Conditions
Social media is great resource of user-generated contents. Public attention, opinion and hot topics can be captured in the social media, which provides the ability to predict human related events. Since social media can ...
Three essays on the role of social media in social crises: A collective sensemaking view
Flexible, mobile, and distributive social web technologies afforded online users with unprecedented opportunities to connect previously disconnected groups of people at a distance surrounding shared interests or common ...