ICWSM-14 Accepted Papers

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1: Scalable Social Analytics for Live Viral Event Prediction
Puneet Jain, Justin Manweiler, Arup Acharya and Romit Roy Choudhury

15: Great Question! Question Quality in Community Q&A
Sujith Ravi, Bo Pang, Vibhor Rastogi and Ravi Kumar

16: Event Detection via Communication Pattern Analysis
Flavio Chierichetti, Jon Kleinberg, Ravi Kumar, Mohammad Mahdian and Sandeep Pandey

21: Accessing Social Support and Overcoming Judgment on Social Media among Parents of Children with Special Needs
Tawfiq Ammari, Meredith Morris and Sarita Schoenebeck

22: Early Adopters of Twitter and Google+: Validation of a Theoretical Model of Early Adopter Personality and Social Network Site Influence
Theodore Lynn, Laurent Muzellec and Barbara Caemmerer

25: Predicting Successful Memes using Network and Community Structure
Lilian Weng, Yong-Yeol Ahn and Filippo Menczer

34: Personalizing Forum Search using Multidimensional Random Walks
Gayatree Ganu and Amélie Marian

38: Time-Aware Latent Concept Expansion for Microblog Search
Taiki Miyanishi, Kazuhiro Seki and Kuniaki Uehara

45: Emoticons and Phrases: Status Symbols in Social Media
Simo Tchokni, Diarmuid Ó Séaghdha and Daniele Quercia

48: Modeling User Attitude toward Controversial Topics in Online Social Media
Huiji Gao, Jalal Mahmud, Jilin Chen, Jeffrey Nichols and Michelle Zhou

61: How to Ask for a Favor: A Case Study on the Success of Altruistic Requests
Tim Althoff, Cristian Danescu-Niculescu-Mizil and Dan Jurafsky

65: Identifying "purchase intent" from social posts
Vineet Gupta, Devesh Varshney, Harsh Jhamtani, Deepam Kedia and Shweta Karwa

68: Quantifying Information Overload in Social Media and its Impact on Social Contagions
Manuel Gomez Rodriguez, Krishna Gummadi and Bernhard Schoelkopf

84: Get Back! You Don't Know Me Like That: The Social Mediation of Fact Checking Interventions in Twitter Conversations
Drew Margolin, Brian Keegan, Aniko Hannak and Ingmar Weber

88: Glaucus: Exploiting the Wisdom of Crowds for Location-Based Queries in Mobile Environments
Minsoo Choy, Jae-Gil Lee, Gahgene Gweon and Daehoon Kim

91: How Community Feedback Shapes User Behavior
Justin Cheng, Cristian Danescu-Niculescu-Mizil and Jure Leskovec

117: Mental Health Discourse on reddit: Self-disclosure, Social Support, and Anonymity
Munmun De Choudhury and Sushovan De

122: On Modeling Brand Preferences in Item Adoptions
Minh-Duc Luu, Ee-Peng Lim and Freddy Chong Tat Chua

124: Keep Your Friends Close and Your Facebook Friends Closer: A Multiplex Network Approach to the Analysis of Offline and Online Social Ties
Desislava Hristova, Mirco Musolesi and Cecilia Mascolo

125: Exploring the Relationship between Membership Turnover and Productivity in Online Communities
Xiangju Qin, Padraig Cunningham and Michael Salter-Townshend

131: Why Won't Aliens Talk to Us? Content and Community Dynamics in Online Citizen Science
Markus Luczak-Roesch, Ramine Tinati, Elena Simperl, Max Van Kleek, Robert Simpson and Nigel Shadbolt

132: When Politicians Talk: Assessing Online Conversational Practices of Political Parties on Twitter
Haiko Lietz, Claudia Wagner, Arnim Bleier and Markus Strohmaier

162: The Dark Side of Micro-Task Marketplaces: Characterizing Fiverr and Automatically Detecting Crowdturfing
Kyumin Lee, Steve Webb and Hancheng Ge

163: Counting on Friends: Cues to Trustworthiness in Facebook Profiles
Catalina Toma

164: Rumor Cascades in Social Networks
Adrien Friggeri, Dean Eckles and Lada Adamic

202: CrisisLex: A Lexicon for Collecting and Filtering Microblogged Communications in Crises
Alexandra Olteanu, Carlos Castillo, Fernando Diaz and Sarah Vieweg

218: Web Personalization and Opinion Polarization
Michael Mäs and Lukas Bischofberger

219: EmotionWatch: Visualizing Fine-Grained Emotions in Event-Related Tweets
Renato Kempter, Valentina Sintsova, Claudiu Musat and Pearl Pu

221: Link and Triadic Closure Delay: Temporal Metrics for Social Network Dynamics
Matteo Zignani, Sabrina Gaito, Gian Paolo Rossi, Xiaohan Zhao, Haitao Zheng and Ben Y. Zhao

222: Lightweight Contextual Ranking of City Pictures: Urban Sociology to the Rescue
Vinícius Zambaldi, João Paulo Pesce, Daniele Quercia and Virgilio Almeida

229: You are What you Eat (and Drink): Identifying Cultural Boundaries by Analyzing Food & Drink Habits in Foursquare
Thiago Silva, Pedro Olmo Vaz de Melo, Jussara Almeida, Mirco Musolesi and Antonio Loureiro

244: Linguistic Reflections of Student Engagement in Massive Open Online Courses
Miaomiao Wen, Diyi Yang and Carolyn Rose

245: Write Like I Write: Herding in the Language of Online Reviews
Loizos Michael and Jahna Otterbacher

250: The Call of the Crowd: Event Participation in Location-based Social Services
Petko Georgiev, Anastasios Noulas and Cecilia Mascolo

259: Creating and Sharing Records of Multiplayer Online Game Play: Practices and Attitudes
Frank Shipman and Catherine Marshall

261: Understanding Loneliness in Social Awareness Streams: Expressions and Responses
Funda Kivran-Swaine, Mor Naaman, Jeremy Ting, Rannie Teodoro and Jed Brubaker

263: Working with Friends: Unveiling Working Affinity Features from Facebook Data
Douglas Castilho, Pedro Melo, Daniele Quercia and Fabrício Benevenuto

265: SAGE: A Parsimonious Rule-based Model for Sentiment Analysis of Social Media Text
C.J. Hutto and Eric Gilbert

267: Audience-Aware Credibility: From Understanding Audience to Establishing a Credible Blog
Soo Young Rieh, Grace Youngjoo Jeon, Ji Yeon Yang and Clifford Lampe

271: Where Businesses Thrive: Predicting the Impact of the Olympic Games on Local Retailers through Location-based Services Data
Petko Georgiev, Anastasios Noulas and Cecilia Mascolo

290: Gender Asymmetries in Reality and Fiction: The Bechdel Test of Social Media
David Garcia, Ingmar Weber and Venkata Garimella

292: Critical Mass of What? Exploring Community Growth in WikiProjects
Jacob Solomon and Rick Wash

302: Quantifying Political Polarity Based on Bipartite Opinion Networks
Leman Akoglu

305: Stacked Generalization to Predict Adolescent Distress
Karthik Dinakar, Henry Lieberman, Emily Weinstein and Robert Selman

314: Personalized Recommendation of Twitter Lists using Content and Network Information
Vineeth Rakesh, Dilpreet Singh, Bhanukiran Vinzamuri and Chandan K. Reddy

319: Coding Together at Scale: GitHub as a Collaborative Social Network
Antonio Lima, Luca Rossi and Mirco Musolesi

323: Adaptive Method for Following Dynamic Topics on Twitter
Walid Magdy and Tamer Elsayed

332: On Understanding Divergence of Online Social Group Discussion
Hemant Purohit, Yiye Ruan, David Fuhry, Srinivasan Parthasarathy and Amit Sheth

344: Of Pins and Tweets: Investigating how users behave across image- and text-based social networks.
Raphael Ottoni, Diego de Las Casas, João Paulo Pesce, Wagner Meira Jr, Christo Wilson, Alan Mislove and Virgílio Augusto Fernandes de Almeida

345: Discussion Graphs: Putting Social Media Analysis in Context
Emre Kiciman, Scott Counts, Michael Gamon, Munmun De Choudhury and Bo Thiesson

347: More than Liking and Bookmarking? Towards Understanding Twitter Favouriting Behaviour
Florian Meier, David Elsweiler and Max Wilson

356: User-created groups in health forums: What makes them special?
V.G.Vinod Vydiswaran, Yang Liu, Qiaozhu Mei, Kai Zheng and David Hanauer

365: Our grief is unspeakable: Automatically measuring the community impact of a tragedy
Kimberly Glasgow, Clay Fink and Jordan Boyd-Graber

368: A Tale of Cities: Urban Biases in Volunteered Geographic Information
Brent Hecht and Monica Stephens

388: Big Questions for Social Media Big Data: Representativeness, Validity and Other Methodological Pitfalls
Zeynep Tufekci

393: The tweets they are a-changin': Evolution of Twitter users and behavior
Yabing Liu, Chloe Kliman-Silver and Alan Mislove

401: Network Weirdness: Exploring the Origins of Network Paradoxes
Farshad Kooti, Nathan Hodas and Kristina Lerman

414: Predicting User Replying Behavior on a Large Online Dating Site
Peng Xia, Jiang Hua, Xiaodong Wang, Cindy Chen and Benyuan Liu

419: Altruism, Favor Trading, and Fundraising in Online Social Networks: A Field Experiment with an Online Giving Community
Clarence Wardell, Ragan Petrie and Marco Castillo

422: Efficient Filtering on Hidden Document Streams
Eduardo Ruiz, Vagelis Hristidis and Panos Ipeirotis

428: Broke and Buying Rides: Adolescent Girls and Social Media Brokering
Aimee Rickman and Christian Sandvig

441: On Hyper-Locality: Performances of Place in Social Media
Nadav Hochman, Lev Manovich and Mehrdad Yazdani

462: Memory-Efficient Fast Shortest Path Estimation in Large Social Networks
Volodymyr Floreskul, Konstantin Tretyakov and Marlon Dumas


20: Why Do You Spread This Message? Understanding Users Sentiment in Social Media Campaigns
Jalal Mahmud and Huiji Gao

33: Topic-based Clusters in Egocentric Networks on Facebook
Lilian Weng and Thomas Lento

85: Why Do You Write This? Prediction of Influencers from Word Use
Jalal Mahmud

86: Finding Users we Trust: Scaling up Verified Twitter Users Using their Communication Patterns
Martin Hentschel, Omar Alonso, Scott Counts and Vasilis Kandylas

92: What We Instagram: A First Analysis of Instagram Photo Content and User Types
Yuheng Hu, Lydia Manikonda and Subbarao Kambhampati

97: School Bullying in Twitter and Weibo: a Comparative Study
Jun-Ming Xu, Hsun-Chih Huang, Xiaojin Zhu and Amy Bellmore

142: Newsworthiness and Network Gatekeeping on Twitter: The Role of Social Deviance
Nicholas Diakopoulos and Arkaitz Zubiaga

143: Do Topic-Dependent Models Improve Microblog Sentiment Estimation?
Francine Chen and Seyed Hamid Mirisaee

192: Users Joining Multiple Sites: Distributions and Patterns
Reza Zafarani and Huan Liu

262: Identifying and Analyzing Moral Evaluation Frames in Climate Change Blog Discourse
Nicholas Diakopoulos, Amy Zhang, Dag Elgesem and Andrew Salway

294: Privacy Considerations for Public Storytelling
Christopher Wienberg and Andrew Gordon

310: WeDo: Exploring End-To-End Computer Supported Collective Action
Haoqi Zhang, Andrés Monroy-Hernandez, Aaron Shaw, Sean Munson, Elizabeth Gerber, Benjamin Mako Hill, Peter Kinnaird, Shelly D. Farnham and Patrick Minder

333: Summarizing Newspaper Comments
Clare Llewellyn, Claire Grover and Jon Oberlander

338: Facebook, Twitter and Google Plus for Breaking News: Is there a winner?
Miles Osborne and Mark Dredze

350: YouRank: Let User Engagements Rank Microblog Search Results
Wenbo Wang, Lei Duan, Anirudh Koul and Amit Sheth

371: Topical engagement on Twitter: using consistency of activity as a means of user segmentation
Aurora Schmidt, Clay Fink and Nathan Bos

377: User Anonymity and Information Sharing on Social Media
Kaiping Zhang and Rene Kizilcec

402: Measuring Post Traumatic Stress Disorder in Twitter
Glen Coppersmith, Craig Harman and Mark Dredze


100: Using Co-Following for Out-of-Context Twitter Friend Recommendation
Ingmar Weber and Venkata Rama Kiran Garimella

101: Visualizing NYC's Pulse Through Twitter
Ingmar Weber and Venkata Rama Kiran Garimella

463: Traveling Path Recommendation Using Temporal Transit Patterns
Hsun-Ping Hsieh and Cheng-Te Li

464: Exclusivity Matters: Modeling the Spread of Rumors
Sejeong Kwon and Meeyoung Cha

466: Magnet News: You Choose the Polarity of What you Read
Julio Reis, Pollyanna Gonçalves, Pedro Olmo, Raquel Prates and Fabrício Benevenuto