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Technical Limitations for Designing Applications for Social Media

Reuter, Christian ; Scholl, Simon (2023)
Technical Limitations for Designing Applications for Social Media.
Mensch & Computer 2014 - Interaktiv unterwegs - Freiräume gestalten. Munich, Germany (31.08. - 03.09.2014)
doi: 10.26083/tuprints-00022516
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Abstract

Social media content is used in various applications for businesses, organizations and citizens. However, there are technical limitations for analyzing content from social media; these include the way how data can be gained and which safety regulations as well as query limitations have to be considered. They are of specific importance when designing applications for time critical scenarios, such as crisis management. This paper analyzes these limitations (in June 2014) for the most important social media. The selection of social media is based on the Monthly Active Users (MAU), which counts unique users over 30 days. Besides the identification of various limitations, this paper outlines approaches to access the data and summarizes design considerations.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item
Erschienen: 2023
Creators: Reuter, Christian ; Scholl, Simon
Type of entry: Secondary publication
Title: Technical Limitations for Designing Applications for Social Media
Language: English
Date: 2023
Place of Publication: Darmstadt
Year of primary publication: 2014
Publisher: De Gruyter
Book Title: Mensch & Computer 2014 - Workshopband
Event Title: Mensch & Computer 2014 - Interaktiv unterwegs - Freiräume gestalten
Event Location: Munich, Germany
Event Dates: 31.08. - 03.09.2014
DOI: 10.26083/tuprints-00022516
URL / URN: https://tuprints.ulb.tu-darmstadt.de/22516
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Social media content is used in various applications for businesses, organizations and citizens. However, there are technical limitations for analyzing content from social media; these include the way how data can be gained and which safety regulations as well as query limitations have to be considered. They are of specific importance when designing applications for time critical scenarios, such as crisis management. This paper analyzes these limitations (in June 2014) for the most important social media. The selection of social media is based on the Monthly Active Users (MAU), which counts unique users over 30 days. Besides the identification of various limitations, this paper outlines approaches to access the data and summarizes design considerations.

Status: Publisher's Version
URN: urn:nbn:de:tuda-tuprints-225162
Classification DDC: 000 Generalities, computers, information > 004 Computer science
300 Social sciences > 380 Commerce, communications, transportation
Divisions: 20 Department of Computer Science
20 Department of Computer Science > Science and Technology for Peace and Security (PEASEC)
Date Deposited: 01 Mar 2023 14:02
Last Modified: 14 Mar 2023 13:08
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