MRA and IMRO published this simple guide to Social Media Research (SMR) in 2010 in order to help researchers identify and find answers to the most important questions.
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As part of an ongoing examination of social media and news, the Pew Research Center in collaboration with the John S. and James L.Pfeil, U., Arjan, R., and Zaphiris, P. (2008). Age differences in online social networking - A study of user profiles and the social capital divide among teenagers and older users in MySpace.Dwyer, Catherine, Starr Roxanne Hiltz and Katia Passerini (2007).This paper discusses the analysis of a Returns Study done on US Equities using social media sentiment factors from Social Market Analytics (SMA) in a single factor.Research on Twitter and microblogging has been moved to a different page.Trust and Privacy Concern Within Social Networking Sites: A Comparison ofFacebook and MySpace.Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication, 12 (3), article 1.In Hinner, Michael B. (ed.) The Role of Communication in Business Transactions and Relationships.
Laraqui, Jawad (2007) Activity Based Interfaces in Online Social Networks.Jacobs (Eds.), Use of Blogs (Digital Formations) (pp. 173-186). New York: Peter Lang.Gjoka, Minas, Michael Sirivianos, Athina Markopoulou, Xiaowei Yang. (2008). Poking Facebook: Characterization of OSN Applications.Sveningsson Elm, Malin. (2007). Doing and undoing gender in a Swedish Internet community.Counts, S. and Fisher, K. E. (2008). Mobile Social Networking: An Information Grounds Perspective.
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Healthcare white paper Social Media in HealthcareKomito, Lee and Jessica Bates. (2009) Virtually Local: social media and community amongst Polish nationals in Dublin.Analyzing social media data can provide insights into brand.Senft, Theresa. (2008). Camgirls: Celebrity and Community in the Age of Social Networks. Peter Lang.
The Strength of Internet Ties: The internet and email aid users in maintaining their social networks and provide pathways to help when people face big decisions.Stutzman, Frederic. (2006). An Evaluation of Identity-Sharing Behavior in Social Network Communities.
Journal of Media Psychology: Theories, Methods, and Applications, 20(2), 67-75.Williams, I. M. (2008). The Effects of Anticipated Future Interaction and Self Disclosure on Facebook.International Journal on Semantic Web and Information Systems 2(1), 42-71, Hershey, PA: Idea Academic Publishers.Preprint (with extended literature review and background information compared to the published version) available here.I do not host articles so only those hosted elsewhere are linked.Healthcare white paper Social Media in Healthcare Why hospitals, health systems, and practices need to take a proactive approach—now.Madison, Michael J. (2006). Social Software, Groups, and Governance.DiPerna, P. (2006). The Connector Website Model: New Implications for Social Change.
Albrechtslund, Anders. (2008). Online Social Networking as Participatory Surveillance.
Donath, Judith and danah boyd. (2004). Public displays of connection.MacArthur Foundation Series on Digital Media and Learning (pp. 53-75). Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.