ICWSM-16 Accepted Papers

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Message Impartiality in Social Media Discussions
Muhammad Bilal Zafar, Krishna P. Gummadi, Cristian Danescu-Niculescu-Mizil

Distinguishing between Topical and Non-Topical Information Diffusion Mechanisms in Social Media
Przemyslaw A. Grabowicz, Niloy Ganguly, Krishna P. Gummadi

Are You Charlie or Ahmed? Cultural Pluralism in Charlie Hebdo Response on Twitter
Jisun An, Haewoon Kwak, Yelena Mejova, Sonia Alonso Saenz De Oger, Braulio Gomez Fortes

Fetishizing Food in Digital Age: #foodporn around the World
Yelena Mejova, Sofiane Abbar, Hamed Haddadi

"Will Check-in for Badges": Understanding Bias and Misbehavior on Location-Based Social Networks
Gang Wang, Sarita Y. Schoenebeck, Haitao Zheng, Ben Y. Zhao

Measuring the Efficiency of Charitable Giving with Content Analysis and Crowdsourcing
Ceren Budak, Justin M. Rao

Sentiment-Based Topic Suggestion for Micro-Reviews
Ziyu Lu, Nikos Mamoulis, Evaggelia Pitoura, Panayiotis Tsaparas

Your Age Is No Secret: Inferring Microbloggers' Ages via Content and Interaction Analysis
Jinxue Zhang, Xia Hu, Yanchao Zhang, Huan Liu

TiDeH: Time-Dependent Hawkes Process for Predicting Retweet Dynamics
Ryota Kobayashi, Renaud Lambiotte

Dynamic Data Capture from Social Media Streams: A Contextual Bandit Approach
Thibault Gisselbrecht, Sylvain Lamprier, Patrick Gallinari

What the Language You Tweet Says about Your Occupation
Tianran Hu, Haoyuan Xiao, Jiebo Luo, Thuy-vy Thi Nguyen

Social Media Participation in an Activist Movement for Racial Equality - Best Paper
Munmun De Choudhury, Shagun Jhaver, Benjamin Sugar, Ingmar Weber

Emotions, Demographics and Sociability in Twitter Interactions
Kristina Lerman, Megha Arora, Luciano Gallegos, Ponnurangam Kumaraguru, David Garcia

Tracking Secret-Keeping in Emails
Yla R. Tausczik, Cindy K. Chung, James W. Pennebaker

On Unravelling Opinions of Issue Specific-Silent Users in Social Media
Wei Gong, Ee-Peng Lim, Feida Zhu, Pei Hua Cher

Understanding Anti-Vaccination Attitudes in Social Media
Tanushree Mitra, Scott Counts, James W. Pennebaker

Pub Crawling at Scale: Tapping Untappd to Explore Social Drinking
Martin J. Chorley, Luca Rossi, Gareth Tyson, Matthew J. Williams

The Status Gradient of Trends in Social Media
Rahmtin Rotabi, Jon Kleinberg

When a Movement Becomes a Party: Computational Assessment of New Forms of Political Organization in Social Media
Pablo Aragón, Yana Volkovich, David Laniado, Andreas Kaltenbrunner

Changing Names in Online News Comments at the New York Times
Simranjit Singh Sachar, Nicholas Diakopoulos

Space Collapse: Reinforcing, Reconfiguring and Enhancing Chinese Social Practices through WeChat
Yang Wang, Yao Li, Bryan Semaan, Jian Tang

Analyzing Personality through Social Media Profile Picture Choice
Leqi Liu, Daniel Preotiuc-Pietro, Zahra Riahi Samani, Mohsen E. Moghaddam, Lyle Ungar

Identifying Platform Effects in Social Media Data
Momin M. Malik, Jürgen Pfeffer

Networks of Gratitude: Structures of Thanks and User Expectations in Workplace Appreciation Systems
Emma S. Spiro, J. Nathan Matias, Andrés Monroy-Hernández

The Dynamics of Emotions in Online Interaction
David Garcia, Arvid Kappas, Dennis Küster, Frank Schweitzer

Cross Social Media Recommendation
Xiaozhong Liu, Tian Xia, Yingying Yu, Chun Guo, Yizhou Sun

Predictability of Popularity: Gaps between Prediction and Understanding
Benjamin Shulman, Amit Sharma, Dan Cosley

On the Behaviour of Deviant Communities in Online Social Networks
Mauro Coletto, Luca Maria Aiello, Claudio Lucchese, Fabrizio Silvestri

Who Did What: Editor Role Identification in Wikipedia - Honorable Mention
Diyi Yang, Aaron Halfaker, Robert Kraut, Eduard Hovy

The Emotional and Chromatic Layers of Urban Smells
Daniele Quercia, Luca Maria Aiello, Rossano Schifanella

Mining Pro-ISIS Radicalisation Signals from Social Media Users
Matthew Rowe, Hassan Saif

Aligning Popularity and Quality in Online Cultural Markets
Pascal Van Hentenryck, Andrés Abeliuk, Franco Berbeglia, Felipe Maldonado, Gerardo Berbeglia

Investigating the Observability of Complex Contagion in Empirical Social Networks
Clay Fink, Aurora Schmidt

Shirtless and Dangerous: Quantifying Linguistic Signals of Gender Bias in an Online Fiction Writing Community
Ethan Fast, Tina Vachovsky, Michael S. Bernstein

EigenTransitions with Hypothesis Testing: The Anatomy of Urban Mobility
Ke Zhang, Yu-Ru Lin, Konstantinos Pelechrinis

Lost in Propagation? Unfolding News Cycles from the Source
Chenhao Tan, Adrien Friggeri, Lada Adamic

Power Imbalance and Rating Systems
Bogdan State, Bruno Abrahao, Karen S. Cook

User Migration in Online Social Networks: A Case Study on Reddit during a Period of Community Unrest
Edward Newell, David Jurgens, Haji Mohammad Saleem, Hardik Vala, Jad Sassine, Caitrin Armstrong, Derek Ruths

Twitter's Glass Ceiling: The Effect of Perceived Gender on Online Visibility
Shirin Nilizadeh, Anne Groggel, Peter Lista, Srijita Das, Yong-Yeol Ahn, Apu Kapadia, Fabio Rojas

TweetGrep: Weakly Supervised Joint Retrieval and Sentiment Analysis of Topical Tweets
Satarupa Guha, Tanmoy Chakraborty, Samik Datta, Mohit Kumar, Vasudeva Varma

Understanding Communities via Hashtag Engagement: A Clustering Based Approach
Orianna De Masi, Douglas Mason, Jeffrey Ma

Science, AskScience, and BadScience: On the Coexistence of Highly Related Communities
Jack Hessel, Chenhao Tan, Lillian Lee

CrowdLens: Experimenting with Crowd-Powered Recommendation and Explanation
Shuo Chang, Maxwell F. Harper, Lingfei He, Loren G. Terveen

Power of Earned Advertising on Social Network Services: A Case Study of Friend Tagging on Facebook
Jaimie Y. Park, Yunkyu Sohn, Sue Moon

Bad Apples Spoil the Fun: Quantifying Cheating Influence in Online Gaming
Xiang Zuo, Clayton Gandy, John Skovertz, Adriana Iamnitchi

"Blissfully happy" or "ready to fight": Varying Interpretations of Emoji
Hannah Miller, Jacob Thebault-Spieker, Shuo Chang, Isaac Johnson, Loren Terveen, Brent Hecht

#PrayForDad: Learning the Semantics behind Why Social Media Users Disclose Health Information
Zhijun Yin, You Chen, Daniel Fabbri, Jimeng Sun, Bradley Malin

Discovering Response-Eliciting Factors in Social Question-Answering: A Reddit Inspired Study
Danish, Yogesh Dahiya, Partha Talukdar

Sequential Voting Promotes Collective Discovery in Social Recommendation Systems
L. Elisa Celis, Peter M. Krafft, Nathan Kobe

Theme-Relevant Truth Discovery on Twitter: An Estimation Theoretic Approach
Dong Wang, Jermaine Marshall, Chao Huang

Journalists and Twitter: A Multidimensional Quantitative Description of Usage Patterns
Mossaab Bagdouri

Predicting Perceived Brand Personality with Social Media
Anbang Xu, Haibin Liu, Liang Gou, Rama Akkiraju, Jalal Mahmud, Vibha Sinha, Yuheng Hu, Mu Qiao


Evidence of Online Performance Deterioration in User Sessions on Reddit
Philipp Singer, Emilio Ferrara, Farshad Kooti, Markus Strohmaier, Kristina Lerman

Analyzing the Targets of Hate in Online Social Media
Leandro Silva, Mainack Mondal, Denzil Correa, Fabricio Benevenuto, Ingmar Weber

"Come join and let's BOND": Authenticity and Legitimacy Building on YouTube's Beauty Community
Florencia Garcia Rapp

Scalable Urban Data Collection From TheWeb
Rijurekha Sen, Daniele Quercia, Carmen Vaca Ruiz, Krishna P. Gummadi

Dissemination Biases of Social Media Channels: On The Topical Coverage of Socially Shared News
Abhijnan Chakraborty, Saptarshi Ghosh, Niloy Ganguly, Krishna P. Gummadi

The Road to Popularity: The Dilution of Growing Audience on Twitter
Przemyslaw A. Grabowicz, Mahmoudreza Babaei, Juhi Kulshrestha, Ingmar Weber

Tweet Acts: A Speech Act Classifier for Twitter
Soroush Vosoughi, Deb Roy

Deciphering the 2016 U.S. Presidential Campaign in the Twitter Sphere: A Comparison of the Trumpists and Clintonists
Yu Wang, Yuncheng Li, Jiebo Luo

On the Correlation between Topic and User Behaviour in Online Communities
Erik Aumayr, Conor Hayes

A Semi-Automatic Method for Efficient Detection of Stories on Social Media
Soroush Vosoughi, Deb Roy

Evaluating Public Response to the Boston Marathon Bombing and Other Acts of Terrorism through Twitter
Cody Buntain, Jennifer Golbeck, Brooke Liu, Gary LaFree

Our House, in The Middle of Our Tweets
Dan Tasse, Alex Sciuto, Jason I. Hong

Catching Fire via 'Likes': Inferring Topic Preferences of Trump Followers on Twitter
Yu Wang, Jiebo Luo, Richard Niemi, Yuncheng Li, Tianran Hu

Finding Sensitive Accounts on Twitter: An Automated Approach Based on Follower Anonymity
Sai Teja Peddinti, Keith W. Ross, Justin Cappos

The Quality of Online Answers to Parents Who Suspect that Their Child Has an Autism Spectrum Disorder
Ayelet Ben-Sasson, Dan Pelleg, Elad Yom-Tov

You Are What Apps You Use: Demographic Prediction Based on User's Apps
Eric Malmi, Ingmar Weber

Tracking the Trackers: A Large-Scale Analysis of Embedded Web Trackers
Sebastian Schelter, Jérôme Kunegis

Temporal Opinion Spam Detection by Multivariate Indicative Signals
Junting Ye, Santhosh Kumar, Leman Akoglu

Identifying Rhetorical Questions in Social Media
Suhas Ranganath, Xia Hu, Jiliang Tang, Suhang Wang, Huan Liu

Analyzing Social Event Participants for a Single Organizer
Jyun-Yu Jiang, Cheng-Te Li

Freshman or Fresher? Quantifying the Geographic Variation of Language in Online Social Media
Vivek Kulkarni, Bryan Perozzi, Steven Skiena

Precise Localization of Homes and Activities: Detecting Drinking-While-Tweeting Patterns in Communities
Nabil Hossain, Tianran Hu, Roghayeh Feizi, Ann Marie White, Jiebo Luo, Henry Kautz

Topic Modeling in Twitter: Aggregating Tweets by Conversations
David Alvarez-Melis, Martin Saveski

Hyphe, a Curation-Oriented Approach to Web Crawling for the Social Sciences
Mathieu Jacomy, Paul Girard, Benjamin Ooghe-Tabanou, Tommaso Venturini

Characterizing Deleted Tweets and their Authors
Parantapa Bhattacharya, Niloy Ganguly

Fusing Audio, Textual and Visual Features for Sentiment Analysis of News Videos
Moisés H. R. Pereira, Flávio L. C. Pádua, Adriano C. M. Pereira, Fabricio Benevenuto, Daniel H. Dalip

Detection of Promoted Social Media Campaigns
Emilio Ferrara, Onur Varol, Filippo Menczer, Alessandro Flammini

Predicting Group Success in Meetup
Soumajit Pramanik, Midhun Gundapuneni, Sayan Pathak, Bivas Mitra

Raising Awareness of Conveyed Personality in Social Media Traces
Bin Xu, Liang Gou, Anbang Xu, Dan Cosley, Jalal U. Mahmud

Targeted Interest-Driven Advertising in Cities Using Twitter
Aris Anagnostopoulos, Fabio Petroni, Mara Sorella

Sensing Real-World Events Using Arabic Twitter Posts
Nasser Alsaedi, Pete Burnap, Omer Rana

Who Will Respond to Your Requests for Instant Trouble-Shooting?
Kai-Hsiang Hsu, Cheng-Te Li, Chien-Lin Tseng

Who Are Like-Minded: Mining User Interest Similarity in Online Social Networks
Chunfeng Yang, Yipeng Zhou, Dah Ming Chiu

Two Tales of the World: Comparison of Widely Used World News Datasets: GDELT and EventRegistry
Haewoon Kwak, Jisun An

#greysanatomy vs. #yankees: Demographics and Hashtag Use on Twitter
Jisun An, Ingmar Weber

Comparing Overall and Targeted Sentiments in Social Media during Crises
Saúl Vargas, Richard McCreadie, Craig Macdonald, Iadh Ounis

A Data-Driven Study of View Duration on YouTube
Minsu Park, Mor Naaman, Jonah Berger

Tracking the Yak: An Empirical Study of Yik Yak
Martin Saveski, Sophie Chou, Deb Roy

Two Roads Diverged: A Semantic Network Analysis of Guanxi on Twitter
Pu Yan, Taha Yasseri

Privacy Preference Inference via Collaborative Filtering
Taraneh Khazaei, Lu Xiao, Robert Mercer, Atif Khan

Automatic Detection and Categorization of Election-Related Tweets
Prashanth Vijayaraghavan, Soroush Vosoughi, Deb Roy

Understanding Cognitive Styles from User-Generated Social Media Content
Yi Wang, Jalal Mahmud, Taikun Liu

Motivational Determinants of Participation Trajectories in Wikipedia
Martina Balestra, Ofer Arazy, Coye Cheshire, Oded Nov

Pinning Alone?: A Study of the Role of Social Ties on Pinterest
Changtao Zhong, Nicolas Kourtellis, Nishanth Sastry

Towards an Open-Domain Framework for Distilling the Outcomes of Personal Experiences from Social Media Timelines
Alexandra Olteanu, Onur Varol, Emre Kiciman

Signed Link Analysis in Social Media Networks
Ghazaleh Beigi, Jiliang Tang, Huan Liu

How Content, Community, and Engagement Affect the Life Cycles of Online Photo Sharing Groups
Lyndon Kennedy, David A. Shamma

Community Cores: Removing Size Bias from Community Detection
Isaac Jones, Ran Wang, Jiawei Han, Huan Liu

#Unconfirmed: Classifying Rumor Stance in Crisis-Related Social Media Messages
Li Zeng, Kate Starbird, Emma S. Spiro

Using Organizational Social Networks to Predict Employee Engagement
Shion Guha, Michael Muller, N. Sadat Shami, Mikhil Masli, Werner Geyer

Analyzing the Political Sentiment of Tweets in Farsi
Elham Vaziripour, Christophe Giraud-Carrier, Daniel Zappala

Tweeting the Mind and Instagramming the Heart: Exploring Differentiated Content Sharing on Social Media
Lydia Manikonda, Venkata Vamsikrishna Meduri, Subbarao Kambhampati

On the Impact of Social Cost in Opinion Dynamics
Panagiotis Liakos, Katia Papakonstantinopoulou

Exploring Personal Attributes from Unprotected Interactions
Pritam Gundecha, Jiliang Tang, Xia Hu, Huan Liu

The News Cycle's Influence on Social Media Activity
Andrew Yates, Jonah Joselow, Nazli Goharian

Learning the Relationships between Drug, Symptom, and Medical Condition Mentions in Social Media
Andrew Yates, Nazli Goharian, Ophir Frieder

Automatic Summarization of Real World Events Using Twitter
Nasser Alsaedi, Pete Burnap, Omer Rana

User Behaviors in Newsworthy Rumors: A Case Study of Twitter
Quanzhi Li, Xiaomo Liu, Rui Fang, Armineh Nourbakhsh, Sameena Shah

To Buy or to Read: How a Platform Shapes Reviewing Behavior
Edward Newell, Stefan Dimitrov, Andrew Piper, Derek Ruths

What's in a Like? Motivations for Pressing the Like Button
Ana Levordashka, Sonja Utz, Renee Ambros

Ephemeral Photowork: Understanding the Mobile Social Photography Ecosystem
Barry Brown, Frank Bentley, Saeideh Bakhshi, David A. Shamma,

Are Social Bots on Twitter Political Actors? Empirical Evidence from a Ukrainian Social Botnet
Simon Hegelich, Dietmar Janetzko

Measuring Social Jetlag in Twitter Data
Tatjana Scheffler, Christopher C. M. Kyba

Expertise in Social Networks: How Do Experts Differ from Other Users?
Benjamin D. Horne, Dorit Nevo, Jesse Freitas, Heng Ji, Sibel Adali

Tweets and Votes: A Four-Country Comparison of Volumetric and Sentiment Analysis Approaches
Saifuddin Ahmed, Kokil Jaidka, Marko M. Skoric


SentiWorld: Understanding Emotions between Countries Based on Tweets
Sang-Jun Yea, Sejin Kim, John-Michaël To, Jae-Gil Lee

iFeel 2.0: A Multilingual Benchmarking System for Sentence-Level Sentiment Analysis
Matheus Araújo, João P. Diniz, Lucas Bastos, Elias Soares, Manoel Júnior, Miller Ferreira, Filipe Ribeiro, Fabricio Benevenuto

Brexit? Analyzing opinion on the UK-EU referendum within Twitter
Clare Llewellyn, Laura Cram

Visualization Tool for Collective Awareness in a Platform of Citizen Proposals
Pablo Aragón, Vicenç Gómez, Andreas Kaltenbrunner