Accepted Papers

Long Talks

  • Guanliang Chen, Dan Davis, Claudia Hauff and Geert-Jan Houben.
    MOOC Learners in Social Web Platforms.
  • Norah Abokhodair, Sarah Vieweg, Sofiane Abbar and Yelena Mejova.
    Privacy and Twitter in Qatar: Traditional Values in the Digital World.
  • Jack Webster, Nicholas Gibbins, Susan Halford and Brian Hracs.
    Towards a Theoretical Approach for Analysing Music Recommender Systems as Sociotechnical Cultural Intermediaries.
  • Walid Magdy, Kareem Darwish, Afshin Rahimi, Norah Abokhodair and Tim Baldwin.
    #ISISisNotIslam or #DeportAllMuslims? Predicting Unspoken Views
  • Niko Tsakalakis, Kieron O'Hara and Sophie Stalla-Bourdillon.
    Identity Assurance in the UK – technical implementation and legal implications under the eIDAS Regulation.
  • Claudia Orellana-Rodriguez, Derek Greene and Mark T. Keane.
    Spreading the News: How Can Journalists Gain More Engagement for Their Tweets?
  • Pei Zhang, Sophie Stalla-Bourdillon and Lester Gilbert.
    A Content-Linking-Context Model for "Notice-and-take-down" Procedures.
  • Vadim Voskresenskiy, Ilya Musabirov and Daniel Alexandrov.
    Private and Public Online Groups in Apartment Buildings of St.Petersburg.
  • Paul Seitlinger and Tobias Ley.
    Reconceptualizing imitation in social tagging: a reflective search model of human web interaction.
  • Mariana Vieira Siqueira de Arantes, Flavio Figueiredo and Jussara Almeida.
    Understanding Video-Ad Consumption on YouTube: A Measurement Study on User Behavior, Popularity, and Content Properties.
  • Kyungsik Han, Sanghack Lee, Jin Yea Jang, Yong Jung and Dongwon Lee.
    "Teens are from Mars, Adults are from Venus": Analyzing and Predicting Age Groups with Behavioral Characteristics in Instagram.
  • Natalia Prytkova, Marc Spaniol and Gerhard Weikum.
    ACROSS: A Framework for Multi-Cultural Interlinking of Web Taxonomies.
  • Miriam Fernandez, Harith Alani, Lara Piccolo, Christoph Meili, Diana Maynard and Meia Wippoo.
    Talking Climate Change via Social Media: Communication, Engagement and Behaviour.

Short Talks

  • Hang Zhang and Vinay Setty.
    Finding Diverse Needles in a Haystack of Comments - Social Media Exploration for News.
  • Jenna Mittelmeier, Yingfei Heliot, Bart Rienties and Denise Whitelock.
    The Influence of Social Networks on Contributions to a Cross-Cultural Online Collaboration.
  • Duwaraka Murugadas and Sergej Sizov.
    Do it Yourself Diagnosis - A study on the online acquisition of health-related information.
  • Gefion Thuermer, Silke Roth, Markus Luczak-Rösch and Kieron O'Hara.
    Internet use, in- and exclusion in decision-making processes within political parties.
  • Ramine Tinati, Markus Luczak-Roesch, Elena Simperl and Wendy Hall.
    "Because Science is Awesome"': Studying participation in a citizen science game.
  • Venkata Rama Kiran Garimella, Ingmar Weber and Munmun De Choudhury.
    Quote RTs on Twitter: Usage of the New Feature for Political Discourse.
  • Paolo Boldi and Corrado Monti.
    LlamaFur: Learning Latent Category Matrix to Find Unexpected Relations in Wikipedia.
  • Katrin Weller and Katharina Kinder-Kurlanda.
    A Manifesto for Data Sharing in Social Media Research.
  • Sebastian Stommel, David Garcia, Adiya Abisheva and Frank Schweitzer.
    Anticipated Shocks in Online Activity: Response Functions of Attention and Word-Of-Mouth Processes.
  • Siddharth Krishnan, Patrick Butler, Ravi Tandon, Jure Leskovec and Naren Ramakrishnan.
    Seeing the Forest for the Trees: New Approaches to Forecasting Cascades
  • Axel Bruns and Katrin Weller.
    Twitter as a First Draft of the Present – and the Challenges of Preserving It for the Future
  • Mattia Samory and Enoch Peserico.
    Content attribution ignoring content.
  • Gerhard Gossen, Elena Demidova and Thomas Risse.
    Analyzing Web archives through Topic and Event Focused Sub-Collections
  • Sergej Sizov and Sarah Piller.
    Economic Value of Web Keyword Advertising Campaigns.
  • Clare J. Hooper, Brian Bailey, Hugh Glaser and Jim Hendler.
    Social Machines in Practice: Solutions, Stakeholders and Scopes
  • Yiwei Zhou and Alexandra Cristea.
    Towards Detection of Influential Sentences Affecting Reputation in Wikipedia.
  • Daniel Alexandrov, Alexey Gorgadze and Ilya Musabirov.
    Virtual Caucasus on VK Social Networking Site.
  • Deniz Iren, Alessandro Bozzon, Cynthia Liem and Jie Yang.
    Using social media to reveal social and collective perspectives on music.
  • Abhimanyu Das, Sreenivas Gollapudi, Emre Kiciman and Onur Varol.
    Information Dissemination in Heterogeneous-Intent Networks.
  • Amaç Herdağdelen, Bogdan State, Lada Adamic and Winter Mason.
    The social ties of immigrant communities in the United States.
  • Khoi Duy Vo, Anh Tuan Tran, Tu Ngoc Nguyen, Xiaofei Zhu and Wolfgang Nejdl.
    Can We Find Documents in Web Archives without Knowing their Contents?
  • Pablo Loyola, Yutaka Matsuo and Francisco Szederkenyi.
    A Web-centric Approach to Support Legislative Bill Analysis: A Case of Study of the Chilean Parliament
  • Davide Proserpio, Scott Counts and Apurv Jain.
    The psychology of job loss: using social media to characterize and predict unemployment.


  • Courtland Vandam and Pang-Ning Tan.
    Detecting Hashtag Hijacking From Twitter.
  • Adiya Abisheva, David Garcia and Frank Schweitzer.
    When the Filter Bubble Bursts: Collective Evaluation Dynamics in Online Communities.
  • Rafael Melgarejo Heredia, Leslie Carr and Susan Halford.
    The Public Web and the Public Good.
  • Nora Almuhanna, Wendy Hall and David Millard.
    Twitter Acceptance and Use under the Risk of Antisocial Behavior.
  • Sarah Hewitt, Thanassis Tiropanis and Christian Bokhove.
    The Problem of Identifying Misogynist Language on Twitter (and other online social spaces).
  • Sergei Koltcov, Sergey Nikolenko, Olessia Koltsova and Svetlana Bodrunova.
    Stable Topic Modeling for Web Science: Granulated LDA.
  • Dr. Tanmoy Chakraborty, Dinesh Pradhan, Umesh Maheswari, Partha Sarathi Paul and Subrata Nandi.
  • $C^3$ -index: Revisiting Author's Performance Measure.
  • Sevgi Yigit-Sert, Ismail Sengor Altingovde and Ozgur Ulusoy.
    Utilizing User Comments for Detecting Media Bias.
  • Kinda El Maarry and Wolf-Tilo Balke.
    An Impact-driven Model for Quality Control in Skewed-domain Crowdsourcing Tasks.
  • Hyeon Kyeong Hwang and Marco Ronchetti.
    Contextualizing bookmarks: An approach based on user context to improve organization and retrieval of bookmarks.
  • Annamari Martinviita.
    Understandings of togetherness online: community as a tool for social action.
  • Caroline Halcrow and Leslie Carr.
    SPENCE: a model to describe, measure and map online/offline community (O/OC).
  • Daniel Alexandrov, Viktor Karepin and Ilya Musabirov.
    Educational Migration from Russia to China: Social Network Data
  • Sebastian Stier.
    Partisan Framing of Political Debates on Twitter
  • Elzabi Rimington, Mark Weal and Pauline Leonard.
    A Theoretical Framework for Online Game Society: The Case of League of Legends
  • Mattia Samory and Enoch Peserico.
    Community structure and interaction dynamics through the lens of quotes.
  • Siobhan Grayson, Jennie Rothwell, Maria Mulvany, Karen Wade, Gerardine Meaney and Derek Greene.
    Discovering Structure in Social Networks of 19th Century Fiction
  • Søren B. Ranneries, Mads E. Kalør, Sofie Aa. Nielsen, Lukas Nic Dalgaard, Lasse D. Christensen and Nattiya Kanbahua.
    Wisdom of the Local Crowd: Detecting Local Events Using Social Media Data.
  • Davide Ceolin, Julia Noordegraaf, Lora Aroyo and Chantal van Son.
    Towards Quality Assessment for Digital Humanities Documents.
  • Md. Mahabur Rahman, Md Taksir Hasan Majumder, Md Saddam Hossain Mukta, Mohammed Eunus Ali and Jalal Mahmud.
    Can We Predict Eat-Out Preference of a Person from Tweets?
  • Dirk Homscheid and Mario Schaarschmidt.
    Between Organization and Community: Investigating Turnover Intention Factors of Firm-Sponsored Open Source Software Developers.
  • Davide Taibi, Ivana Marenzi, Giovanni Fulantelli, Asim Ijaz, Richard Rogers and Wolfgang Nejdl.
    Search as research practices on the web: The SaR-Web platform for cross-language engine results analysis.
  • Paraskevi Lazaridou, Athanasia Ntalla and Jasminko Novak.
    Behavioural role analysis for multi-faceted communication campaigns in Twitter.
  • Sergej Sizov.
    Assessment of Rating Prediction Techniques under Response Uncertainty.
  • Paras Mehta, Dimitris Sacharidis, Dimitrios Skoutas and Agnès Voisard.
    Keyword Based Retrieval of Frequent Location Sets in Geotagged Photo Trails.
  • Dominic Rout, Kalina Bontcheva and Mark Hepple.
    Understanding User Preferences in Filtering Twitter Home Timelines.
  • Gwan Jang and Sung-Hyon Myaeng.
    Social Media Analytics for Understanding Inter-region Interest Change Dynamics and their Causes
  • Onur Varol.
    Can Twitter content be censored?
  • Ujwal Gadiraju, Patrick Siehndel and Stefan Dietze.
    Estimating Domain Specificity for Effective Crowdsourcing of Link Prediction and Schema Mapping.
  • Dominic Seyler, Mohamed Yahya, Omar Alonso and Klaus Berberich.
    Automated Question Generation for Quality Control in Human Computation Tasks.
  • Chankyung Pak and Rick Wash.
    The Rich Get Richer? Limited Learning in Charitable Giving on
  • Brett Buttliere, Anne Ballman, Michail Kozlov and Juergen Buder.
    Reading more vs. writing back: Situational affordances drive reactions to conflicting information online.