ICWSM-17 Accepted Papers

Full Papers

Viral Potential and the Economics of Attention for Modeling Online Popularity under Promotion
Marian-Andrei Rizoiu and Lexing Xie

Cultural Diffusion and Trends in Facebook Photographs
Quanzeng You, Darío García-García, Manohar Paluri, Jiebo Luo and Jungseock Joo

The Evolution and Consequences of Peer Producing Wikipedia's Rules
Brian Keegan

The misleading narrative of the canonical faculty productivity trajectory
Samuel Way, Allison Morgan, Aaron Clauset and Daniel Larremore

Why Do Men Get More Attention? Exploring Factors Behind Success in an Online Design Community
Johannes Wachs, Aniko Hannak, Andras Voros and Balint Daroczy

Changes in Social Media Affect, Disclosure, and Sociality for a Sample of Transgender Americans in 2016's Political Climate
Oliver L. Haimson and Gillian R. Hayes

To Help or Hinder: Real-time Chat in Citizen Science
Ramine Tinati, Markus Luczak-Roesch and Elena Simperl

Spatio-temporal Analysis of Reverted Wikipedia Edits
Johannes Kiesel, Martin Potthast, Matthias Hagen and Benno Stein

Kek, Cucks, and God Emperor Trump: A Measurement Study of 4chan's Politically Incorrect Forum and Its Effects on the Web
Gabriel Emile Hine, Jeremiah Onaolapo, Emiliano De Cristofaro, Nicolas Kourtellis, Ilias Leontiadis, Riginos Samaras, Gianluca Stringhini and Jeremy Blackburn

Which Size Matters? Effects of Crowd Size on Solution Quality in Big Data Q&A Communities
Yla Tausczik, Ping Wang and Joohee Choi

Characterizing Online Discussion Using Coarse Discourse Sequences
Amy Zhang, Bryan Culbertson and Praveen Paritosh

The Rich Get Richer? Limited Learning in Charitable Giving on DonorsChoose.org
Chankyung Pak and Rick Wash

Shocking the Crowd: The Effect of Censorship Shocks on Chinese Wikipedia
Ark Fangzhou Zhang, Danielle Livneh, Ceren Budak, Lionel Robert and Daniel Romero

Spice up Your Chat: The Intentions and Sentiment Effects of Using Emojis
Tianran Hu, Han Guo, Hao Sun, Thuy-Vy Nguyen and Jiebo Luo

Gendered Conversation in a Social Game-Streaming Platform
Supun Nakandala, Giovanni Ciampaglia, Norman Su and Yong-Yeol Ahn

Cultural Values and Cross-cultural Video Consumption on YouTube
Minsu Park, Jaram Park, Young Min Baek and Michael Macy

Cold Hard E-Cash: Friends and Vendors in the Venmo Digital Payments System
Xinyi Zhang, Shiliang Tang, Yun Zhao, Gang Wang, Haitao Zheng and Ben Y. Zhao

Tracing the Use of Practices through Networks of Collaboration
Rahmtin Rotabi, Cristian Danescu-Niculescu-Mizil and Jon Kleinberg

Echo Chambers in Investment Discussion Boards
Shiliang Tang, Qingyun Liu, Megan McQueen, Scott Counts, Apurv Jain, Haitao Zheng and Ben Zhao

Examining the Alternative News Ecosystem through Tweets about Alternative Narratives of Mass Shooting Events
Kate Starbird

State of the Geotags: Motivations and Recent Changes
Dan Tasse, Zichen Liu, Alex Sciuto and Jason Hong

The Language of Social Support in Social Media and its Effect on Suicidal Ideation Risk
Munmun De Choudhury and Emre Kiciman

Untangling Emoji Popularity through Semantic Embeddings
Wei Ai, Xuan Lu, Xuanzhe Liu, Ning Wang, Gang Huang and Qiaozhu Mei

Who Makes Trends? Understanding Demographic Biases in Crowdsourced Recommendations
Abhijnan Chakraborty, Johnnatan Messias, Fabricio Benevenuto, Saptarshi Ghosh, Niloy Ganguly and Krishna P. Gummadi

Selfie-Presentation in Everyday Life: A Large-scale Characterization of Selfie Contexts on Instagram
Julia Deeb-Swihart, Christopher Polack, Eric Gilbert and Irfan Essa

Better When It Was Smaller? Community Content and Behavior After Massive Growth
Zhiyuan Lin, Niloufar Salehi, Bowen Yao, Yiqi Chen and Michael Bernstein

Analysing Timelines of National Histories across Wikipedia Editions: A Comparative Computational Approach
Anna Samoilenko, Florian Lemmerich, Katrin Weller, Maria Zens and Markus Strohmaier

Online Human-Bot Interactions: Detection, Estimation, and Characterization
Onur Varol, Emilio Ferrara, Clayton Davis, Filippo Menczer and Alessandro Flammini

Wearing Many (Social) Hats:How Different are Your Different Social Network Personae?
Changtao Zhong, Hau-Wen Chang, Dmytro Karamshuk, Dongwon Lee and Nishanth Sastry

When Does More Money Work? Examining the Role of Perceived Fair-ness in Pay on the Performance Quality of Crowdworkers
Teng Ye, Sangseok You and Lionel P. Robert Jr.

To Thread or Not to Thread: The Impact of Conversation Threading on Online Discussion
Pablo Aragón, Vicenç Gómez and Andreas Kaltenbrunner

How Editorial, Temporal and Social Biases Affect Online Food Popularity and Appreciation
Markus Rokicki, Eelco Herder and Christoph Trattner

Armed Conflicts in Online News: A Multilingual Study
Robert West and Jürgen Pfeffer

Community Identity and User Engagement in a Multi-Community Landscape
Justine Zhang, William Hamilton, Cristian Danescu-Niculescu-Mizil, Dan Jurafsky and Jure Leskovec

#NotOkay: Understanding Gender-based Violence in Social Media
Mai Elsherief, Elizabeth Belding and Dana Nguyen

Identifying Effective Signals to Predict Deleted and Suspended Accounts on Twitter across Languages
Svitlana Volkova and Eric Bell

Predicting Popular and Viral Image Cascades in Pinterest
Jinyoung Han, Daejin Choi, Jungseock Joo and Chen-Nee Chuah

The Substantial Interdependence of Wikipedia and Google – A Case Study on the Relationship Between Peer Production Communities and Intelligent Technologies
Connor McMahon, Isaac Johnson and Brent Hecht

Understanding Emoji Ambiguity in Context: The Role of Text in Emoji-Related Miscommunication
Hannah Miller, Daniel Kluver, Jacob Thebault-Spieker, Loren Terveen and Brent Hecht

The Power of the Patient Voice: Learning Indicators of Hormonal Therapy Adherence From an Online Breast Cancer Forum
Zhijun Yin, Bradley Malin, Jeremy Warner, Pei-Yun Hsueh and Ching-Hua Chen

Adaptive Spammer Detection with Sparse Group Modeling
Liang Wu, Xia Hu, Fred Morstatter and Huan Liu

“Be careful; things can be worse than they appear”: Understanding Biased Algorithms and Users’ Behavior around Them in Rating Platforms
Motahhare Eslami, Kristen Vaccaro, Karrie Karahalios and Kevin Hamilton

How User Condition Affects Community Dynamics in a Forum on Autism
Mattia Samory and Enoch Peserico

Dataset Papers

Fashion conversation Data on Instagram
Yu-I Ha, Sejeong Kwon, Jungseock Joo and Meeyoung Cha

TokTrack: A Complete Token Provenance and Change Tracking Dataset for the English Wikipedia
Fabian Flöck, Kenan Erdogan and Maribel Acosta

Data Sets: Word Embeddings Learned from Tweets and General Data
Quanzhi Li and Sameena Shah

EmojiNet: An Open Service and API for Emoji Sense Discovery
Sanjaya Wijeratne, Lakshika Balasuriya, Amit Sheth and Derek Doran


A Gendered Analysis of Leadership in Enterprise Social Networks
Giorgia Di Tommaso, Giovanni Stilo and Paola Velardi

DeepCity: A Feature Learning Framework for Mining Location Check-ins
Jun Pang and Yang Zhang

Decoding the Hate Code on Social Media
Rijul Magu, Kshitij Joshi and Jiebo Luo

Event Organization 101: Understanding Latent Factors of Event Popularity
Shuo Zhang and Qin Lv

Sparse Overlap Cross-Platform Recommendation via Adaptive Similarity Structure Regularization
Hanqing Lu, Chaochao Chen and Qinyue Jiang

Are there Gender Differences in Professional Self-Promotion? An Empirical Case Study of LinkedIn Profiles among Recent MBA Graduates
Kristen M. Altenburger, Rajlakshmi De, Kaylyn Frazier, Nikolai Avteniev and Jim Hamilton

Should We Be Confident in Peer Effects Estimated From Partial Crawls of Social Networks?
Jiasen Yang, Bruno Ribeiro and Jennifer Neville

Antagonism also Flows through Retweets: The Impact of Out-of-Context Broadcasts in Opinion Polarization Analysis
Pedro Calais Guerra, Roberto Nalon, Renato Assunção and Wagner Meira Jr.

Nasty, Brutish, and Short: What Makes Election News Popular on Twitter?
Sophie Chou and Deb Roy

On Migratory Behavior in Video Consumption
Huan Yan, Tzu-Heng Lin, Gang Wang, Yong Li, Haitao Zheng, Depeng Jin and Ben Zhao

Dynamics of Content Quality in Collaborative Knowledge Production
Emilio Ferrara, Nazanin Alipoufard, Chiranth Gopal, Kristina Lerman and Keith Burghardt

On Quitting: Performance and Practice in Online Game Play
Tushar Agarwal, Keith Burghardt and Kristina Lerman

Exploiting Contextual Information for Fine-grained Tweet Geolocation
Wen Haw Chong and Ee-Peng Lim

A World of Difference: Divergent Word Interpretations among People
Tianran Hu, Ruihua Song, Xing Xie, Maya Abtahian, Philip Ding and Jiebo Luo

Face-to-BMI: Using Computer Vision to Study Body Weight in Social Media Profile Pictures
Enes Kocabey, Ingmar Weber, Ferda Ofli, Yusuf Aytar, Javier Marin and Antonio Torralba

What Comments Did I Get? How Post and Comment Characteristics Predict Interaction Satisfaction on Facebook
Shruti Sannon, Yoon Hyung Choi, Jessie G. Taft and Natalya N. Bazarova

A Computational Approach to Perceived Trustworthiness of Self-Disclosure in Online Lodging Marketplaces
Xiao Ma, Trishala Neeraj and Mor Naaman

Twitter911: A Cautionary Tale
Anis Zaman, Nabil Hossain and Henry Kautz

Scalable News Slant Measurement Using Twitter
Huyen Le, Zubair Shafiq and Padmini Srinivasan

Ranking with social cues: Integrating review scores with popularity information on the web
Pantelis Pipergias Analytis, Alexia Delfino, Mehdi Moussaid, Juliane Kammer and Thorsten Joachims

Is Slacktivism Underrated? Measuring the value of slacktivists for online social movements
Lia Bozarth and Ceren Budak

Predicting Movie Genre Preferences from User Personality and Values
Euna Mehnaz Khan, Md Saddam Hossain Mukta, Mohammed Eunus Ali and Jalal Mahmud

Detecting Camouflaged Content Polluters
Liang Wu, Xia Hu, Fred Morstatter and Huan Liu

Early Identification of Personalized Trending Topics in Microblogging
Liang Wu, Xia Hu and Huan Liu

Mood Congruence or Mood Consistency? Examining Aggregated Twitter Sentiment during the Super Bowl 2016
Yuheng Hu

A Motif-based Approach for Identifying Controversy
Mauro Coletto, Venkata Rama Kiran Garimella, Aristides Gionis and Claudio Lucchese

The Ebb and Flow of Controversial Debates on Social Media
Venkata Rama Kiran Garimella, Gianmarco De Francisci Morales, Aristides Gionis and Michael Mathioudakis

A long-term Analysis of Polarisation on Twitter
Venkata Rama Kiran Garimella and Ingmar Weber

Two-Phase Influence Maximization in Social Networks with Seed Nodes and Referral Incentives
Sneha Mondal, Swapnil Dhamal and Y. Narahari

Spatiotemporal Dynamics of Media Attention in 196 Countries
Haewoon Kwak and Jisun An

Distinguishing the Wood from the Trees: Contrasting Collection Methods to Understand Bias in a Longitudinal Brexit Twitter Data Set
Clare Llewellyn and Laura Cram

Studying Fertility Trends via Search Behavior
Jussi Ojala, Ingmar Weber, Emilio Zagheni and Francesco Billari

Suitable for All Ages: Using Reviews to Determine Appropriateness of Products
Elizabeth Daly, Oznur Alkan and Michael Muller

Automated Hate Speech Detection and the Problem of Offensive Language
Thomas Davidson, Dana Warmsley, Michael Macy and Ingmar Weber

Detecting and Predicting Socio-Economic Impact of Cultural Investment Through Geo-Social Network Analysis
Xiao Zhou, Desislava Hristova, Anastasios Noulas and Cecilia Mascolo

How to Create Fake Public Opinion: Analyzing Political Astroturfing on Twitter Using Ground Truth Data from South Korea
Franziska Barbara Keller, David Schoch, Sebastian Stier and Junghwan Yang

Robust Classification of Crisis-Related Data on Social Networks using Convolutional Neural Networks
Dat Tien Nguyen, Kamla Al-Mannai, Shafiq Joty, Hassan Sajjad, Muhammad Imran and Prasenjit Mitra

Identifying leading indicators of product recalls from online reviews using positive unlabeled learning
Aron Culotta and Shreesh Kumara Bhat

Separating the Wheat from the Chaff: Evaluating Success Determinants for Online Q&A Communities
Erik Aumayr and Conor Hayes

Characteristics of On-time and Late Reward Delivery Projects
Thanh D. Tran and Kyumin Lee

Behavioral Analysis of Review Fraud: Linking Malicious Crowdsourcing to Amazon and Beyond
Parisa Kaghazgaran, James Caverlee and Majid Alfifi

Measuring, Predicting and Visualizing Short-Term Change in Word Representation and Usage in VKontakte Social Network
Ian Stewart, Dustin Arendt, Eric Bell and Svitlana Volkova

Real-Time Road Traffic Monitoring Via Tweet Grounding
Noora Al Emadi, Sofiane Abbar, Javier Borge-Holthoefer, Francisco Guzman and Fabrizio Sebastiani

Identifying Good Conversations Online (Yes, they do exist!)
Courtney Napoles, Aasish Pappu, Joel Tetreault, Enrica Rosato and Brian Provenzale

25 Tweets to Know You: A New Model to Predict Personality with Social Media
Pierre-Hadrien Arnoux and Anbang Xu

Recognizing Pathogenic Empathy in Social Media
Muhammad Abdul-Mageed, Anneke Buffone, Hao Peng, Salvatore Giorgi, Johannes Eichstaedt and Lyle Ungar

Modeling of Political Discourse Framing on Twitter
Kristen Johnson, Di Jin and Dan Goldwasser

On the Interpretability of Thresholded Social Network
Oren Tsur and David Lazer

Inverse Dynamical Inheritance in Stack Exchange Taxonomies
Cesar Ojeda, Kostadin Cvejoski, Rafet Sifa and Christian Bauckhage

“Voters of the Year”: 19 Voters Who Were Unintentional Election Poll Sensors on Twitter
William Hobbs, Lisa Friedland, Kenneth Joseph, Oren Tsur, Stefan Wojcik and David Lazer

Spammer Users Identification in Wikipedia via Editing Behavior
Thomas Green and Francesca Spezzano

Changes in Social Media Behavior During Life Periods of Uncertainty
Xinru Page and Marco Marabelli

Querying Documents Annotated by Interconnected Entities
Shouq Sadah, Moloud Shahbazi and Vagelis Hristidis

An Exploratory Methodology for Measuring Fine-Grained Diversity Using Social Media Images
Vivek Singh, Saket Hegde and Akanksha Atrey

Loyalty in Online Communities
William Hamilton, Justine Zhang, Cristian Danescu-Niculescu-Mizil, Dan Jurafsky and Jure Leskovec

Language Use Matters: Analysis of the Linguistic Structure of Question Texts can Characterize Answerability in Quora
Suman Kalyan Maity, Aman Kharb and Animesh Mukherjee

’Just the Facts’: Exploring the Relationship between Emotional Language and Member Satisfaction in Enterprise Online Communities
Ryan Compton, Hernan Badenes, Jilin Chen, Eben Haber and Steve Whittaker

When to Shift Channel: Self-disclosure and Reciprocity in Online Support Groups
Diyi Yang, Zheng Yao and Robert Kraut

US Presidential Election: What Engaged People on Facebook
Milad Kharratzadeh and Deniz Ustebay

Headlines Matter: Using Headlines to Predict the Popularity of News Articles on Twitter and Facebook
Alicja Piotrkowicz, Vania Dimitrova, Jahna Otterbacher, and Katja Markert

How Fast Will You Get a Response? Predicting Interval Time for Reciprocal Link Creation
Vachik Dave, Mohammad Hasan and Chandan K. Reddy

Fostering User Engagement: Rhetorical Devices for Applause Generation Learnt from TED Talks
Zhe Liu, Anbang Xu, Mengdi Zhang, Jalal Mahmud and Vibha Sinha

Mapping Twitter Conversation Landscapes
Soroush Vosoughi, Prashanth Vijayaraghavan, Ann Yuan and Deb Roy

Controlling for Unobserved Confounds in Social Media Classification Using Correlational Constraints
Virgile Landeiro and Aron Culotta

Designing a Social Support System for College Adjustment and Social Support
Donghee Yvette Wohn, Mousa Ahmadi, Leiping Gong, Indraneel Kulkarni and Atisha Poojari

The Role of Optimal Distinctiveness and Homophily in Online Dating
Danaja Maldeniya, Arun Varghese, Toby Stuart and Daniel Romero

Understanding how people attend to and engage with foreign language posts in multilingual newsfeeds
Hajin Lim and Susan Fussell

A Longitudinal Study of Topic Classification on Twitter
Zahra Iman, Scott Sanner, Mohamed Reda Bouadjenek and Lexing Xie

From Camera to Deathbed: Understanding Dangerous Selfies on Social Media
Hemank Lamba, Varun Bharadhwaj, Mayank Vachher, Divyansh Agarwal, Megha Arora, Niharika Sachdeva and Ponnurangam Kumaraguru


Programming Languages in GitHub: a Visualization in Hyperbolic Plane
Dorota Celińska and Eryk Kopczyński

CitizenHelper: A Streaming Analytics System to Mine Citizen and Web Data for Nonprofit Organizations
Prakruthi Karuna, Mohammad Rana, and Hemant Purohit

Graphene: a Julia Package for Network Research
Igor Zakhlebin

Visualizing Health Awareness in the Middle East
Matheus Araújo, Yelena Mejova, Michael Aupetit and Ingmar Weber