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Social Media Roles: spammers and flamers

Answer people and discussion people are critical to many social media spaces.  Many hosts of communities want to attract and retain them.  When these types of participants contribute to a social media space the results can be very positive: questions…

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Social media roles: patterns of behavior over time

Participants in social media are not all the same.  People who contribute to social media come in "flavors" that are created by each participant's patterns of activity and connection.  In the post "Distinguishing social network attributes of online social roles…

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Conference: INTERACT 2009

CALL FOR PAPERS INTERACT 2009 – Research and Practice The twelfth IFIP conference on Human-Computer Interaction 24 – 28 August 2009 in Uppsala, Sweden Conference website: www.INTERACT2009.org Paper submission site: https://www.softconf.com/s08/interact2009/ ------------------------------------- CALL FOR PAPERS ------------------------------------- The theme of the…

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Social Media stakeholders: community roles

Here are a few of the major stakeholders that gather around any social media effort.  Each role can be further divided into sub roles who specialize in particular kinds of behavior like starting discussions, arguments, or answering questions. Each stakeholder has information needs that…

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Video: Some dimensions of social media talk at ICWSM 2008

International Conference on Weblogs and Social Media (ICWSM) 2008 Some dimensions of social media Marc Smith Talk reviews sociological concepts of social media and visualizations of computer-mediated collective behavior. Slides: 2008 - ICWSM - Marc Smith - Some Dimensions Of…

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