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  • 2 Mar 2023
    Edith Podhovnik

    Cats and Us – A Curious Relationship

    You do not necessarily have to follow online cats on social media to read the book, but if you do, you might have come across one or the other cat-inspired linguistic process before or have perhaps found a meowlogism not mentioned in the book. Yet, regardless of your online habits, a curiousity for all things […]

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  • 2 Feb 2021
    Joshua A. T. Fairfield

    Law and the Language of the Future

    Joshua A.T. Fairfield, author of Runaway Technology, on hate speech, disinformation, and technology,

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  • 15 May 2019
    Stephen Pihlaja

    ‘You’re an idiot’: Why people fight online

    People fight about all sorts of things online. Most of you probably don’t spend a lot of time reading comments on YouTube, but you probably know they’re not particularly intellectually stimulating places. I’ve been interested in why this is the case, why there’s so much drama online, for the past ten years. My most recent book ‘Religious Talk Online’ looks at how Christians, […]

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  • 4 Apr 2017
    Ingmar Weber, Yelena Mejova

    Can Twitter Predict Elections?

    Although the results of the US presidential election took many by surprise, Twitter analysis would have indicated that Donald Trump was winning the social media war. 'Twitter: A Digital Socioscope' provides an in-depth view of latest research dealing with the biases, misinformation, and state-of-the-art electoral forecasting.

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  • 4 Apr 2017
    Carlos Castillo

    Participatory mining of data streams: beyond crisis mapping

    Emergency situations force us to take critical decisions in a very short time. Often, the first place people turn to for information is social media. A combination of human and machine intelligence can help make sense of the immense amount of data that comes from these widely varied perspectives and posts.

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  • 25 Jul 2014
    David A. Schweidel

    Are Social Media Platforms Getting Too Close to the Creepy Line?

    David A. Schweidel, the co-author of Social Media Intelligence, outlines the terms of service we agree to when we search in Google, log in to Facebook, and Tweet, and how today's social media innovators may be invading our privacy and learning more about us than we'd like.

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  • 1 Mar 2013
    Two people facing each other near a computer screen
    Dean Anthony Gratton

    The Lawnmower Man Effect

    Dean Anthony Gratton discusses the implications of our virtual communities and how global connectedness is changing the way we live.

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