Monthly Archives: November 2013

Social Tagging of Multimedia Content a Model

A journal post in International Journal of Modern Engineering Research (IJMER) talks about trust in multimedia social networks, based on small world theory. Social media becoming ever more popular, it facilitates search and retrieval of multimedia features. However, some people use


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ICT Enabled Virtual Collaboration through Trust

Information and Communication Technology (ICT) helps employees to virtually collaborate on their work. It is believed that this activity promotes trust among parties. This article’s goal is to explore that idea. Virtual organizing helps to support creating, sustaining and deploying


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Trust and Privacy Concern within Social Networking Sites: A Comparison of Facebook and MySpace

This paper describes survey results from users of two popular social media: Facebook and Myspace, about trust and privacy concerns. In addition, it also investigates users’ willingness to share information and develop new relationships. There are two questions that are being


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Eliminating the cyber ‘lemons’ problem with the e-reputation in e-commerce market: theoretical model and practice

According to US economist George Akerlof who is one of the Nobel Economics Prize Laureates in 2001, ‘lemons’ are a problem when there is information asymmetry between the buyer and seller of an investment or product. In this paper, the authors


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Towards an information systems perspective and research agenda on crowdsourcing for innovation

These days, firms are demanded to have open innovation criteria in order to compete in markets, which has increased the use of crowdsourcing. One way to accomplish this is through information systems (IS). Sadly, many management research has taken this


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Online Etiquette in the Digital Age

A journal article in American Medical Writers Association (AMWA , pg. 36) talks about how our society has changed because of social media. People go online on social media to comomunicate, to be heard, and to hear ideas from others. However,


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Role of social media in online travel information search

Not only used for communication, social media has become an information source for travelers. In this research paper, a study to investigate which social media appears most in search engine result for travel-related searches. Simulation was done in this research


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The Psychodynamics of Social Networking: Connected-up Instantaneous Culture and the Self (Google eBook)

According to this book on social networking, psycho-dynamics looks at how social networking help us create, build, and maintain relationships. The book uses psychoanalytic theory to investigate how social networking has influenced our life and society, how it impacts interpersonal relationships,


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A social network analysis and entropy approach to defining and measuring the impact of social roles on social media and in science collaboration platforms – a case study with nanoHUB.org

An exploratory research in social sciences grant Awarded by the College of Liberal Arts with funding from the Office of the Executive Vice President for Research and Partnerships, Purdue University, November 2013 PI: Sorin Adam Matei Co-PI: Gerhard Klimeck Co-PI:


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New research on semantic networks of authorship and authorial behavior

  An interesting paper on social network of interaction in raw texts… Luo Si might be intrigued by this… This paper introduces the concept of semantic organizing processes as a means of inferring theoretically meaningful behavior from the observation of


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