Book Chapter or Conference Paper Title
Understanding role of Twitter in addressing social causes
Faculty / School
Faculty of Computer Sciences (FCS)
Department of Computer Science
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2017 International Conference on Innovations in Electrical Engineering and Computational Technologies (ICIEECT)
5-7 April 2017
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
Abstract / Description
The recent advances in Web 2.0 have significantly transformed the world into a global community by making information propagation easier. In this study, we have employed social network analysis and visualization techniques to understand the role of twitter network in propagating awareness regarding Global Issues the world is facing today. The findings revealed the distinct role of twitters users such as broadcasters and influencers. We also identified topics discussed using hashtags of a related social cause. An interactive visualization is also developed to assess the popularity of social causes across the world.
Nasim, Z., & Rajput, Q. (2017). Understanding role of Twitter in addressing social causes., 1-9. https://doi.org/10.1109/ICIEECT.2017.7916528