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Social Media in Conflicts and Crises

Reuter, Christian and Stieglitz, Stefan and Imran, Muhammad (2019):
Social Media in Conflicts and Crises.
In: Behaviour & Information Technology (BIT), 38, DOI: 10.1080/0144929X.2019.1629025.,
[Online-Edition: https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/0144929X.2019.1...],
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Abstract

The growing importance of social media in conflicts and crises is accompanied by an ever-increasing research interest in the crisis informatics field in order to identify potential benefits and develop measures against the technology's abuse. This special issue sets out to give an overview of current research on the use of social media in conflicts and crises. In doing so, it focuses on both good and malicious aspects of social media and includes a variety of papers of conceptual, theoretical and empirical nature. In six sections, the special issue presents an overview of the field, analytical methods, technical challenges, current advancements and the accepted papers before concluding. Specific topics range from cyber deception over information trustworthiness to mining and near-real-time processing of social media data.

Item Type: Article
Erschienen: 2019
Creators: Reuter, Christian and Stieglitz, Stefan and Imran, Muhammad
Title: Social Media in Conflicts and Crises
Language: English
Abstract:

The growing importance of social media in conflicts and crises is accompanied by an ever-increasing research interest in the crisis informatics field in order to identify potential benefits and develop measures against the technology's abuse. This special issue sets out to give an overview of current research on the use of social media in conflicts and crises. In doing so, it focuses on both good and malicious aspects of social media and includes a variety of papers of conceptual, theoretical and empirical nature. In six sections, the special issue presents an overview of the field, analytical methods, technical challenges, current advancements and the accepted papers before concluding. Specific topics range from cyber deception over information trustworthiness to mining and near-real-time processing of social media data.

Journal or Publication Title: Behaviour & Information Technology (BIT)
Volume: 38
Uncontrolled Keywords: A-Paper,Frieden,HCI,SocialMedia
Divisions: 20 Department of Computer Science
20 Department of Computer Science > Science and Technology for Peace and Security (PEASEC)
Profile Areas
Profile Areas > Cybersecurity (CYSEC)
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LOEWE > LOEWE-Zentren
LOEWE > LOEWE-Zentren > CRISP - Center for Research in Security and Privacy
Zentrale Einrichtungen
Zentrale Einrichtungen > Interdisziplinäre Arbeitsgruppe Naturwissenschaft, Technik und Sicherheit (IANUS)
Date Deposited: 22 Aug 2019 13:53
DOI: 10.1080/0144929X.2019.1629025.
Official URL: https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/0144929X.2019.1...
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