Revisiting Social Media Tie Strength in the Era of Data Access Restrictions

Jayesh Prakash Gupta , Hannu Kärkkäinen, Osku Torro, Raghava Rao Mukkamala

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Abstrakt

The strength of social ties has an impact on how information is transferred and processed in a social network. Many studies have used social media data to evaluate tie strength. However, many of these studies were done at a time when social media data could be accessed legally without using the social media platform API. In the past few years, there have been significant changes in the data access policies of these platforms, which has led to a considerable reduction in the possibilities of using social media data for tie strength evaluation. The paper aims to study the impact of the data access policy changes of major social media platforms on the existing social media based tie strength models. The findings of this study show that the existing social media based tie strength models can no longer be utilized in their current form. Our study suggests that there is either a need to modify the existing social media based tie strength models or to develop new social media based tie strength models that reflect the recent changes in the data access policies.
OriginalsprogEngelsk
TitelProceedings of the 11th International Joint Conference on Knowledge Discovery, Knowledge Engineering and Knowledge Management (IC3K 2019) : Volume 3: KMIS
RedaktørerJorge Bernardino, Ana Salgado, Joaquim Filipe
Antal sider8
UdgivelsesstedSetúbal
ForlagSCITEPRESS Digital Library
Publikationsdato2019
Sider187-194
ISBN (Trykt)9789897583827
DOI
StatusUdgivet - 2019
Begivenhed11th International Joint Conference on Knowledge Discovery, Knowledge Engineering and Knowledge Management - Vienna University of Technology, Wien, Østrig
Varighed: 17 sep. 201919 sep. 2019
Konferencens nummer: 11
http://www.ic3k.org/?y=2019

Konference

Konference11th International Joint Conference on Knowledge Discovery, Knowledge Engineering and Knowledge Management
Nummer11
LokationVienna University of Technology
LandØstrig
ByWien
Periode17/09/201919/09/2019
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Emneord

  • Data access policy
  • API
  • Tie strength
  • Social media
  • Tie strength models
  • Weak ties
  • Strong ties

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