ICWSM-18 Accepted Papers

Full Papers

Net Benefits: How Social-Media Use and Socioeconomic Status Relate to Social Capital, Privacy-Preserving Behavior, and Parenting in the U.S.
Elissa M. Redmiles

Facebook vs. Twitter: Cross-platform differences in self-disclosure and trait prediction
Kokil Jaidka, Sharath Chandra Guntuku and Lyle Ungar

AbuSniff: Automatic Detection and Defenses Against Abusive Facebook Friends
Sajedul Talukder and Bogdan Carbunar

Normative change and culture of hate: An experiment on online environments
Amalia Alvarez Benjumea and Fabian Winter

Perceptions of Censorship and Moderation in Political Debate Forums
Qinlan Shen, Michael Yoder, Yohan Jo and Carolyn Rose

Modeling Popularity in Asynchronous Social Media Streams with Recurrent Neural Networks
Swapnil Mishra, Marian-Andrei Rizoiu and Lexing Xie

Movie Pirates of the Caribbean: Exploring Illegal Streaming Cyberlockers
Damilola Ibosiola, Benjamin Steer, Alvaro Garcia-Recuero, Gianluca Stringhini, Steve Uhlig and Gareth Tyson

Predicting PISA scores from students' digital traces
Ivan Smirnov

Forecasting the presence and intensity of hostility on Instagram using linguistic and social features
Ping Liu, Joshua Guberman, Libby Hemphill and Aron Culotta

Anatomy of Online Hate: Developing a Taxonomy and Machine Learning Models for Identifying and Classifying Hate in Online News Media
Joni Salminen, Hind Almerekhi, Milica Milenković, Soon-Gyo Jung, Jisun An, Haewoon Kwak and Bernard Jansen

Network Structure, Efficiency, and Performance in WikiProjects
Edward Platt and Daniel Romero

"I'm never happy with what I write": Challenges and strategies of people with dyslexia on social media
Lindsay Reynolds and Shaomei Wu

Quootstrap: Scalable Unsupervised Extraction of Quotation-Speaker Pairs from Large News Corpora via Bootstrapping
Dario Pavllo, Tiziano Piccardi and Robert West

Measuring Video Engagement: An Empirical Study on YouTube
Siqi Wu, Marian-Andrei Rizoiu and Lexing Xie

Characterizing Clickbaits on Instagram
Yu-I Ha, Jeongmin Kim, Donghyeon Won, Jungseock Joo and Meeyoung Cha

Latent Structure in Collaboration: the case of Reddit r/place
Jérémie Rappaz, Michele Catasta, Robert West and Karl Aberer

Using Longitudinal Social Media Analysis to Understand the Effects of Early College Alcohol Use
Emre Kıcıman, Scott Counts and Melissa Gasser

Ecosystem or Echo-System? Exploring Content Sharing across Alternative Media Domains
Kate Starbird, Ahmer Arif, Tom Wilson, Katherine Van Koevering, Katya Yefimova and Daniel Scarnecchia

Life in the "Matrix": Human Mobility Patterns in the Cyber Space
Tianran Hu, Jiebo Luo and Wei Liu

Reddit Rules! Characterizing an Ecosystem of Governance
Casey Fiesler, Jialun Aaron Jiang, Joshua McCann, Kyle Frye and Jed Brubaker

QDEE: Question Difficulty and Expertise Estimation in Community Question Answer Sites
Jiankai Sun, Sobhan Moosavi, Rajiv Ramnath and Srinivasan Parthasarathy

A Social Media Based Examination of the Effects of Counseling Recommendations After Student Deaths on College Campuses
Koustuv Saha, Ingmar Weber and Munmun De Choudhury

#DebateNight : The Role and Influence of Socialbots on Twitter During the 1st U.S. Presidential Debate
Marian-Andrei Rizoiu, Timothy Graham, Rui Zhang, Yifei Zhang, Robert Ackland and Lexing Xie

The Impact of Recipe Features, Social Cues and Demographics on Estimating the Healthiness of Online Recipes
Markus Rokicki, Christoph Trattner and Eelco Herder

Songs of the Future Past, an Experimental Study of Online Persuaders
Erisa Terolli, Alessandro Panconesi and Marzia Antenore

Understanding Web Archiving Services and Their (Mis)Use on Social Media
Savvas Zannettou, Jeremy Blackburn, Emiliano De Cristofaro, Michael Sirivianos and Gianluca Stringhini

Tracing Community Genealogy: How New Communities Emerge from the Old
Chenhao Tan

You are your Metadata: Identification and Obfuscation of Social Media Users using Metadata Information
Beatrice Perez, Mirco Musolesi and Gianluca Stringhini

The_Tower_of_Babel.jpg: The Diversity of Visual Encyclopedic Knowledge Across Wikipedia Language Editions
Shiqing He, Allen Yilun Lin, Eytan Adar and Brent Hecht

Media Bias Monitor: Quantifying Biases of Social Media News Outlets at Large-Scale
Filipe Ribeiro, Lucas Henrique, Fabrício Benevenuto, Abhijnan Chakraborty, Juhi Kulshrestha, Mahmoudreza Babaei and Krishna P. Gummadi

The Effect of Extremist Violence on Hateful Speech Online
Alexandra Olteanu, Carlos Castillo, Jeremy Boy and Kush Varshney

Predicting News Coverage of Scientific Articles
Ansel MacLaughlin, John Wihbey and David A Smith

Can You Verifi This? Studying Uncertainty and Decision-Making About Misinformation in Visual Analytics
Alireza Karduni, Ryan Wesslen, Sashank Santhanam, Isaac Cho, Svitlana Volkova, Dustin Arendt, Samira Shaikh and Wenwen Dou

Mobilizing the Trump Train: Understanding Collective Action in a Political Trolling Community
Claudia Flores-Saviaga, Brian Keegan and Saiph Savage

Characterizing Audience Engagement and Assessing its Impact on Social Media Disclosures of Mental Illnesses
Sindhu Kiranmai Ernala, Tristan Labetoulle, Fred Bane, Michael L. Birnbaum, Asra F. Rizvi, John M. Kane and Munmun De Choudhury

When Online Harassment is Perceived as Justified
Lindsay Blackwell, Tianying Chen, Sarita Schoenebeck and Cliff Lampe

Leveraging Quality Prediction Models for Automatic Writing Feedback
Hamed Nilforoshan and Eugene Wu

Distributed Knowledge in Crowds: Crowd Performance on Hidden Profile Tasks
Yla Tausczik and Mark Boons

Unsupervised Model for topic viewpoint discovery in online debates leveraging author interactions
Amine Trabelsi and Osmar Zaïane

Peer to Peer Hate: Hate Speech Instigators and Their Targets
Mai Elsherief, Shirin Nilizadeh, Dana Nguyen, Giovanni Vigna and Elizabeth Belding

Hate Lingo: A Target-based Linguistic Analysis of Hate Speech in Social Media
Mai Elsherief, Vivek Kulkarni, Dana Nguyen, William Yang Wang and Elizabeth Belding

Using Simpson's Paradox to Discover Interesting Patterns in Behavioral Data
Nazanin Alipourfard, Peter G. Fennell and Kristina Lerman

Conspiracies Online: User discussions in a Conspiracy Community Following Dramatic Events
Mattia Samory and Tanushree Mitra

CoupleNet: Paying Attention to Couples with Coupled Attention for Relationship Recommendation
Yi Tay, Anh Tuan Luu and Siu Cheung Hui

Do Diffusion Protocols Govern Cascade Growth?
Justin Cheng, Jon Kleinberg, Jure Leskovec, David Liben-Nowell, Bogdan State, Karthik Subbian and Lada Adamic

DeepCredit: Clickstream-based model for loan Risk Prediction in P2P Lending
Zhi Yang, Yusi Zhang, Binghui Guo, Ben Zhao and Yafei Dai

"At Least the Pizzas You Sell Are Hot": Norms, Values, and Abrasive Humor on the Subreddit r/RoastMe
Anna Kasunic and Geoff Kaufman

Detecting Misflagged Duplicate Questions in Community Question-Answering Archives
Doris Hoogeveen, Andrew Bennett, Yitong Li, Karin Verspoor and Timothy Baldwin

Dataset Papers

WhatApp Doc?: A first look at WhatsApp public group data
Kiran Garimella and Gareth Tyson

LearningQ: A Large-scale Dataset for Educational Question Generation
Guanliang Chen, Jie Yang, Claudia Hauff and Geert-Jan Houben

#Élysée2017fr: The 2017 French Presidential Campaign on Twitter
Ophélie Fraisier, Guillaume Cabanac, Yoann Pitarch, Romariç Besancon and Boughanem Mohand

Online Petitioning Through Data Exploration, and What We Found There: A Dataset of Petitions from Avaaz.org
Pablo Aragón, Diego Sáez-Trumper, Miriam Redi, Scott A. Hale, Vicenç Gómez and Andreas Kaltenbrunner

Follow the 'Mastodon': Structure and Evolution of a Decentralized Online Social Network
Matteo Zignani, Sabrina Gaito and Gian Paolo Rossi

CrisisMMD: Multimodal Twitter Datasets from Seven Natural Disasters
Firoj Alam, Ferda Ofli and Muhammad Imran

Sampling the News Producers: A Large News and Feature Data Set for the Study of the Complex Media Landscape
Benjamin Horne, Sara Khedr and Sibel Adali

A misinformation and fact-checking diffusion network
Pik-Mai Hui, Chengcheng Shao, Alessandro Flammini, Filippo Menczer and Giovanni Luca Ciampaglia

Large Scale Crowdsourcing and Characterization of Twitter Abusive Behavior
Antigoni-Maria Founta, Constantinos Djouvas, Despoina Chatzakou, Ilias Leontiadis, Jeremy Blackburn, Gianluca Stringhini, Athena Vakali, Michael Sirivianos and Nicolas Kourtellis

News Veracity Data Set Incorporating User-Generated Facebook Commentary
Giovanni Santia and Jake Williams


Modeling and Visualizing Locus of Control with Facebook Language
Kokil Jaidka, Anneke Buffone, Johannes Eichstaedt, Masoud Rouhizadeh and Lyle Ungar

Collaboration in N-th Order Derivative Creation
Shiori Hironaka, Kosetsu Tsukuda, Masahiro Hamasaki and Masataka Goto

Graph Based Semi-supervised Learning with Convolutional Neural Networks to Classify Crisis Related Tweets
Firoj Alam, Shafiq Joty and Muhammad Imran

Professional Gender Gaps Across US Cities
Karri Haranko, Kiran Garimella, Emilio Zagheni and Ingmar Weber

Mining the Relationship between Emoji Usage Patterns and Personality
Weijian Li, Yuxiao Chen, Tianran Hu and Jiebo Luo

Does Reciprocal Gratefulness in Twitter Predict Neighborhood Safety?: Comparing 911 Calls Where Users Reside or Use Social Media
Ann Marie White, Linxiao Bai, Christopher Homan, Melanie Funchess, Catherine Cerulli, Amen Ptah, Deepak Pandita and Henry Kautz

Global Fertility Patterns: What can Facebook Advertising Data Tell Us?
Francesco Rampazzo, Francesco Billari, Maria Rita Testa, Ingmar Weber and Emilio Zagheni

Understanding Self-narration of Personally Experienced Racism on Reddit
Diyi Yang and Scott Counts

Assessing the Accuracy of Four Popular Face Recognition Tools for InferringGender, Age, and Race
Soon-Gyo Jung, Jisun An, Haewoon Kwak, Joni Salminen and Bernard Jansen

Self-Representation on Twitter Using Emoji Skin Color Modifiers
Alexander Robertson, Walid Magdy and Sharon Goldwater

Leveraging Friendship Networks for Dynamic Link Prediction in Interaction Networks
Ruthwik Junuthula, Kevin Xu and Vijay Devabhaktuni

Extracting Predictive Statements with their Scope from News Articles
Navya Yarrabelly and Kamalakar Karlapalem

Modelling Evolution of Topics in Large-scale Text Corpora
Elaheh Momeni, Shanika Karunasekera, Palash Goyal and Kristina Lerman

"with 1 follower I must be AWESOME :P". Exploring the role of irony markers in irony recognition
Debanjan Ghosh and Smaranda Muresan

Time Reveals all Wounds: Modeling Temporal Characteristics of Cyberbullying
Devin Soni and Vivek Singh

Divergent Effects of Likes Versus Comments on Self-Disclosure on Instagram
Yuheng Hu

The Gender Gap in Wikipedia Talk Pages
Benjamin Cabrera, Björn Ross, Marielle Dado and Maritta Heisel

Seeing Is Believing: How People Fail to Identify Fake Images on the Web
Mona Kasra, Cuihua Shen and James F. O'Brien

The Dynamics of Peer-Produced Political Information During the 2016 U.S. Presidential Campaign
Brian Keegan

Joint Modeling of Text and Networks for Cascade Prediction
Cheng Li, Xiaoxiao Guo and Qiaozhu Mei

"Bacon Bacon Bacon": Food-related Tweets and Sentiment in Metro Detroit
V.G.Vinod Vydiswaran, Daniel Romero, Xinyan Zhao, Deahan Yu, Iris Gomez-Lopez, Jin Xiu Lu, Bradley Iott, Ana Baylin, Philippa Clarke, Veronica Berrocal, Robert Goodspeed and Tiffany Veinot

"Is this a STD? Please help!": Online Information Seeking for Sexually Transmitted Diseases on Reddit
Alicia Nobles, Caitlin Dreisbach, Jessica Keim-Malpass and Laura Barnes

The Million Tweets Fallacy: Activity and Feedback are Uncorrelated
Dan Vilenchik

Twits, Twats and Twaddle: Trends in Online Abuse towards UK Politicians
Genevieve Gorrell, Mark Greenwood, Ian Roberts, Diana Maynard and Kalina Bontcheva

Improving Tourism Prediction Models Using Climate and Social Media Data: A Fine-Grained Approach
Amir Khatibi, Fabiano Muniz Belem, Ana Paula C. Da Silva, Dennis Shasha, Jussara M. Almeida and Marcos A. Goncalves

From the User to the Medium: Neural Profiling Across Web Communities
Mohammad Akbari, Kunal Relia, Anas Elghafari and Rumi Chunara

Citizen Curators of Digital (Dis)information: State, Media and Civil Society in the Information Warfare over Ukraine
Yevgeniy Golovchenko, Mareike Hartmann and Rebecca Adler-Nissen

No Robots, Spiders, or Scrapers: Regulation of Data Collection Methods in Social Media Terms of Service
Casey Fiesler, Nathan Beard and Brian Keegan

Describing and Classifying Post-mortem Content on Social Media
Jialun Aaron Jiang and Jed R. Brubaker

Opinion Context Extraction for Aspect Sentiment Analysis
Anil Bandhakavi, Nirmalie Wiratunga, Stewart Massie and Rushi Luhar

EviDense: a Graph-based Method for Finding Unique High-impact Events with Succinct Keyword-based Descriptions
Oana Denisa Balalau, Carlos Castillo and Mauro Sozio

Emotional Influence Prediction of News Posts
Anastasia Giachanou, Paolo Rosso, Ida Mele and Fabio Crestani

$FAKE: Evidence of spam and bot activity in stock microblogs on Twitter
Stefano Cresci, Fabrizio Lillo, Daniele Regoli, Serena Tardelli and Maurizio Tesconi

Real-World Witness Detection in Social Media via Hybrid Crowdsensing
Marco Avvenuti, Andrea Cimino, Stefano Cresci, Felice Dell'Orletta and Maurizio Tesconi

How Constraints Affect Content: The Case of Twitter's Switch from 140 to 280 Characters
Kristina Gligoric, Ashton Anderson and Robert West

Is the Sharing Economy About Sharing at All? A Linguistic Analysis of Airbnb Reviews Over Time
Giovanni Quattrone, Serena Nicolazzo, Antonino Nocera, Daniele Quercia and Licia Capra

How politicians talk about politics: Assessing Online Communication Patterns of Brazilian Congressmen on Twitter
Lucas Santos De Oliveira, Pedro Olmo Stancioli Vaz Melo, Marcelo Santos Amaral and José Antônio Gomes de Pinho

On Group Popularity Prediction in Event-Based Social Networks
Guangyu Li, Yong Liu, Bruno Ribeiro and Hao Ding

Discovering Political Slang in Readers' Comments
Nabil Hossain, Thanh Thuy Trang Tran and Henry Kautz

Quantifying the Impact of Cognitive Biases in Crowdsourcing
Keith Burghardt, Tad Hogg and Kristina Lerman

Bumper Stickers on the Twitter Highway: Analyzing the Speed and Substance of Profile Changes
Ryan Wesslen, Sagar Nandu, Omar Eltayby, Tiffany Gallicano, Sara Levens, Min Jiang and Samira Shaikh

Tweeting AI: Perceptions of Lay vs Expert Twitterati
Lydia Manikonda and Subbarao Kambhampati

Characterizing and Detecting Hateful Users on Twitter
Manoel Horta Ribeiro, Pedro H. Calais, Yuri A. Dos Santos, Wagner Meira Jr. and Virgilio Almeida

Measuring the Impact of Anxiety on Online Social Interactions
Sarmistha Dutta, Jennifer Ma and Munmun De Choudhury


Urban Maps of Social Activity
Stewart Whiting, Omar Alonso, Vasilis Kandylas and Serge-Eric Tremblay

Automatic Story Evolution Wikification From Social Data
Omar Alonso, Vasilis Kandylas and Serge-Eric Tremblay

Automatically Conceptualizing Social Media Analytics Data via Personas
Soon-Gyo Jung, Joni Salminen, Jisun An, Haewoon Kwak and Bernard Jansen