Online Collective Action Dynamics of the Crowd in Social Media

This work addresses the gap in the current collective action literature exposed by the new Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) landscape by bringing together qualitative and quantitative studies from computational and social sciences. The book offers a rigorous and systematic investiga...

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Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: Agarwal, Nitin (Editor), Lim, Merlyna (Editor), Wigand, Rolf T. (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Vienna Springer Vienna 2014, 2014
Edition:1st ed. 2014
Series:Lecture Notes in Social Networks
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Part I: Concepts, Theories, and Methodologies
  • 1. Sentiment Analysis in Social Media
  • 2. Emotion Analysis on Social Media – Natural Language Processing Approaches and Applications
  • 3. Discovering Flow of Sentiments and Transient Behavior of Online Social Crowd: Can Social Insects be Far Behind?
  • 4. Collective Emotions Online
  • 5. Evaluation of Media-based Social Interactions: Linking Collective Actions to Media Types, Applications and Devices in Social Networks
  • Part II: Applications
  • 6. The Studies of Blogs and Online Communities: From Information to Knowledge and Action
  • 7. Using Contemporary Collective Action to Understand the Use of Computer Mediated Communication in Virtual Citizen Science
  • 8. Socially Networked Citizen Science and the Crowd-sourcing of Pro-environmental Collective Actions
  • Part III: Case Studies
  • 9. The Spanish “Indignados” Movement: Time Dynamics, Geographical Distribution and Recruitment Mechanisms
  • 10. The Strength of Tweet Ties: How Twitter helped Frame the Egyptian Protests
  • 11. The Arab Spring in North Africa: Still Winter in Morocco?
  • 12. “Hit the Road, Hijabis!”: The Polarized Context for Virtual Muslim Solidarities