Identifying User Roles in Twitter.
In, Information Communication Technology in Development 2012, Atlanta, US,
Social Networks such as Twitter offer a platform for individuals to create and share messages, establish ‘friendships’ between each other, and even become part of specific communities. Twitter has enabled a range of important social activity to succeed, including identifying public health issues and more recently, as a platform for social and political change. However, in spite of this, the volumes of messages that are transmitted per day make identifying valuable content from the back chatter and ultimately, influential individuals from spam, difficult.
To tackle this, a classification model which utilizes the features offered in Twitter has been developed which classifies users based on their interaction behavior. This model helps identify Twitter users into specific categories based on their own specific behavior. This provides a method of identifying users who
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