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[CASCI Talk] Social Media Impact on Online News Consumption: Echo Chambers, Information Diversity, and Ideological Polarization

Tuesday, February 11th, 2019 11:00 am – 12:00 noonHBK South 2119 Description There is concern that social media creates echo chambers in which homophily in online social networks and filtering by content selection algorithms combine to limit exposure to diverse viewpoints, thereby encouraging individuals to adopt more extreme ideological positions. Yet, empirical evidence regarding the […]

[CASCI Talk] Crowd Sleuths: Solving Mysteries with Crowdsourcing, Experts and AI

Tuesday, November 19th, 201911:00 am – 12:00 noonHBK South 2119 Description Professional investigators in fields such as journalism, law enforcement, and academia have long sought the public’s help in solving mysteries, typically by providing tips. However, as social technologies capture more digital traces of daily life and enable new forms of collaboration, members of the […]

[Call for Papers] ICWSM 2014 : The 8th International Conference on Weblogs and Social Media

Jun 2, 2014 – Jun 4, 2014 Ann Arbor, MI, USA Abstract Registration Due: Jan 15, 2014 Submission Deadline: Jan 22, 2014 Notification Due: Mar 10, 2014 THE 8TH INTERNATIONAL AAAI CONFERENCE ON WEBLOGS AND SOCIAL MEDIA The International AAAI Conference on Weblogs and Social Media (ICWSM) is a unique forum bringing together researchers working […]

[Call for Papers] JSIS Call for Papers – Strategic and policy perspectives on social media

JSIS Call for Papers – Strategic and policy perspectives on social media technologies Special Issue The Journal of Strategic Information Systems Guest Editors Sirkka Jarvenpaa, The University of Texas at Austin Sandy Staples, Queen’s University Robin Teigland, Stockholm School of Economics The widespread diffusion and proliferation of social media technologies and tools present organizations of all sizes and shapes […]

CASCI Tool Talk (Sept 17): ATLAS.ti and Social Media

Learning through teaching: ATLAS.ti and Social Media Andrea Potgieter University of Johannesburg, Department of Information & Knowledge Tuesday, September 17, 2013 2116 Hornbake Social Media is no longer a foreign concept in the current business environment. Companies, for the most part, understand the value that an effective Social Media strategy can add. Firstly, this talk will reflect […]

[Call for Papers] MUSE 2013 : MINING UBIQUITOUS AND SOCIAL ENVIRONMENTS

Link: http://www.kde.cs.uni-kassel.de/ws/muse2013 Sep 23, 2013 – Sep 23, 2013, Prague, Czech Republic Abstract Registration Due: Jun 21, 2013 Submission Deadline: Jun 28, 2013 Notification Due: Jul 19, 2013 Final Version Due: Aug 2, 2013 CALL FOR PAPERS for the 4th International ECML/PKDD 2013 Workshop on MINING UBIQUITOUS AND SOCIAL ENVIRONMENTS (MUSE 2013) September 23, 2013 […]

[Call for Papers] HCC 2013 : 2013 International Workshop on Human-Centric Computing

Link: https://sites.google.com/site/2013hcc/ Dec 6, 2013 – Dec 8, 2013 (Taipei, Taiwan) Submission Deadline: Aug 23, 2013 Notification Due: Oct 4, 2013 Final Version Due: Oct 28, 2013 The HCC’13 workshop is focused on human orientation and human factors for advances in computer science and its applications. It provides a forum for bringing together researchers and […]

[Call for Papers] HICSS 47(2014) – Digital and Social Media Track

Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS) Minitracks: Social Networking & Community | Social Media & Learning, Location: Big Island, Hawaii, USA When: January 6-9, 2014 Papers Due: June 15, 2013 Call for Papers Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences HICSS 47, January 6-9, 2014, Hilton Waikoloa, Big Island, Hawaii Papers due June 15, 2013 to […]

[Call for Papers]: 2nd CFP – 2013 International Annual Conference on Social Media and Society

CALL FOR PAPER ABSTRACTS, PANEL PROPOSALS AND POSTERS What: 2013 International Conference on Social Media and Society Where: Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada When: September 14-15, 2013 Website: http://SocialMediaAndSociety.com/ Twitter hashtag: #SMSociety13 IMPORTANT DATES: Paper & Panel Abstracts Due: May 1, 2013 Paper & Panel Notification: May 20, 2013 Poster Abstracts Due: May 30, 2013 […]

[Call for Papers] CSCW 2014 : The 17th ACM Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing

Call for Papers CSCW 2014 : The 17th ACM Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing (Feb 15, 2014 – Feb 18, 2014, Baltimore, Maryland) Submission Deadline: May 31, 2013 Notification Due: Aug 23, 2013 CSCW, the ACM’s conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing, is an international and interdisciplinary conference […]