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How People use Twitter in Different Languages

Weerkamp, Wouter and Carter, Simon and Tsagkias, Manos (0002) How People use Twitter in Different Languages. pp. 1-2. In: Proceedings of the ACM WebSci'11, June 14-17 2011, Koblenz, Germany.

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In this paper we describe how Twitter is used in various languages. We observe notable differences between languages regarding the use of hashtags, links, mentions, and conversations. We propose two dimensions that can be used to classify languages, each of which is likely to require different ways of analysis.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Poster)
Web Science Comments:WebSci Conference 2011
Subjects:WS1 Computer Science
WS5 Psychology > WS53 Human Information Processing
ID Code:539
Deposited By: Lisa Sugiura
Deposited On:07 Jun 2011 16:34
Last Modified:25 Oct 2011 17:11

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