Social Computing IEEE

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May 26, 2016 Social Telemedia: The Relationship between Social Information and Networked Media Social telemedia is a cross-breeding of social networks and networked media that allows users to capture and share live events collaboratively on mobile devices. 
March 30, 2016 How Socially Aware Are Social Media Privacy Controls? Social media sites are key mediators of online communication. Yet the privacy controls for these sites are not fully socially aware, even when privacy management is known to be fundamental to successful social relationships. 
November 25, 2015 Absence Privacy Loss In the emerging Internet of Things era, an adversary can use ubiquitous computing devices and sensors to determine a person's absence from one place while predicting his or her presence at another. 
September 24, 2015 Near-Real-Time Social Computing Near-real-time communication and interaction technologies enable almost seamless collaboration via the Web and could usher in a new era of social computing. 
July 28, 2015 Multilingual Information Access on the Web Named entities (NEs) can facilitate access to multilingual knowledge sources--which have exploded in recent years--but the identification, classification, and retrieval of NEs remain challenging tasks. 
May 20, 2015 Online product rating manipulation and market performance Manipulating online ratings of a product, in terms of both volume and value, can substantially influence its market performance, but the profits of a particular strategy can vary across products and might not be maximized by the highest rating values. 
March 22, 2015 Toward a New Assessment of Quality A convergence of trends is shifting the focus of quality assessment from compliance with system design goals to fulfillment of user needs or expectations in different contexts. 
November 30, 2014 Toward Social Life Networks Computer and information scientists have been focused on cyberspace, but physical space and time are critical in many emerging societal problems. Social life networks consider these factors by returning to fundamental cybernetic principles. 
October 7, 2014 Crowdsourcing Quality-of-Experience Assessments Crowdsourced quality-of-experience (QoE) assessments are more cost-effective and flexible than traditional in-lab evaluations but require careful test design, innovative incentive mechanisms, and technical expertise to address various implementation challenges. 
August 27, 2014 Toward Connected Shared Experiences To move beyond the current "talking heads" paradigm and enable truly natural and immersive shared experiences, video-mediated communication systems must be able to understand the context of the shared activity as well as the social layer of interaction. 
June 11, 2014 Social Multimedia Crawling for Mining and Search Social multimedia can be leveraged for a wide range of applications, but mining and search systems require innovative crawling solutions to meet both technical and policy-related obstacles. 
March 10, 2014 The Social Multimedia Experience Inter-destination multimedia synchronization and quality of experience are critical to the success of social TV, which integrates television viewing with social networking. 
August 30, 2013 Social Media for Social Value Social media, with their low direct costs and enormous reach, enable nonprofit entities like the American Red Cross and Kiva to better accomplish their missions and improve the lives of millions of people worldwide. 
March 31, 2013 Crowdfunding Technology Innovation Sites like Kickstarter fill an important funding role, supporting small, low-risk projects that would otherwise struggle to get the attention of venture capitalists or angel investors. 
January 29, 2013 Crowdsourcing Medical Research Researchers can use data from social websites dedicated to patients to develop a deeper understanding of disease processes and devise more effective treatments. 
November 27, 2012 Customer Service 2.0: Where Social Computing Meets Customer Relations Social computing is moving customer relations from private spaces into the public space. 
September 20, 2012 Understanding Facebook: Social Computing Isn't ‘Just’ Social By understanding how social network sites work, researchers can better assess their effects on different kinds of social interactions as well as the associated benefits and risks. The Web extra at is a video interview with column editor John Riedl, who discusses the topics and writing styles that work best if you're interested in writing for the Social Computing column. 
July 17, 2012 The Answer Is Out There: Online Q&A Sites A diverse set of online question and answer sites has emerged for users seeking information beyond simple search queries. 
May 30, 2012 Toward a New Search Paradigm-Can We Learn from Ants? Modeling Web users as virtual ants offers a promising new solution to the challenge of information-retrieval optimization. 
March 21, 2012 Are Our Online "Friends" Really Friends? Do social media contribute to or detract from the creation of social capital, the vital currency that forms the basis of enduring relationships? 
January 18, 2012 Are Our Online "Friends" Really Friends? Do social media contribute to or detract from the creation of social capital, the vital currency that forms the basis of enduring relationships? 
November 16, 2011 Crowdsourcing Maps Geowikis combine user-contributed content with map-based interactive Web applications. 
September 12, 2011 Let's Gang Up on Cyberbullying  The novel design of social network software can help prevent and manage the growing problem of cyberbullying. 
July 1, 2011 Expressing My Inner Gnome: Appearance and Behavior in Virtual Worlds Role-playing gamers take on the behavior they think appropriate for the "body" they inhabit in a virtual environment. 
May 1, 2011 Folksonomy Formation The combination of eager taggers and intelligent algorithms that nurture effective tagging behavior promises a bright future for tagging systems.  
March 1, 2011 The Past, Present, and Future of Wikipedia Wikipedia faces real challenges in recruiting new editors and in keeping existing contributors productive. 
January 1, 2011 The Promise and Peril of Social Computing Social computing has the potential to fundamentally change the structure of human relationships. Will it succeed? 
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