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Transparency in Social Media: Tools, Methods and Algorithms for Mediating Online Interactions (Computational Social Sciences)

<br /> A second KredibleNet book, this time edited by Sorin Adam Matei, Martha Russell, and Elisa Bertino is scheduled to be published by KredibleNet this summer, synthesizing a forward looking agenda for social media research related to transparency management


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A round up of latest new media / social media research

An update from the Nieman Journalism Lab While high-level speculation continues on the future of news and information, research studies are providing a more under-the-hood look at the practices of journalists, outlets, and the digital networks in which they operate.


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Call for chapter proposals for edited book on tools, methods, and algorithms for supporting trust, credibility, and transparent authorship in social media knowledge markets

The Project KredibleNet is soliciting manuscripts for an edited volume to be published in the new Computational Social Science Series, by Springer Verlag. The volume editors are Sorin Adam Matei (Brian Lamb School of Communication, Purdue University), Martha Russell (MediaX,


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TICKLE : How to Land a Big Fish using Social Media

Peter Thomson, a digital brand strategist specializing in social media for tech companies, published a book called Tickle: Digital Marketing for Tech Companies. Tickle talks about a new strategy for gaining new customers and also for maintaining a good relationship with existing


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Social Media (Networking) Activity and Enhancing Learning

Social networking has always been important. Today, social networking has made it to the next level, by including virtual networks. Social media has continued its popular growth among college students, however it has not lived up to its educational possibilities.


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The Social Control of Impersonal Trust

How do societies control trust in impersonal relations?  The older paper “The Social Control of Impersonal Trust” talks about how impersonal trust emerges. Despite procedural norms, structural constraints, entry restrictions, policing mechanisms, social-control specialists, and insurance-like arrangementsopportunities for abuse still exist, lowering trust. How


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