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Tadvise: A Twitter Assistant Based on Twitter Lists

  • Peyman Nasirifard
  • Conor Hayes
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6984)

Abstract

Micro-blogging is yet another dynamic information channel where the user needs assistance to manage incoming and outgoing information streams. In this paper, we present our Twitter assistant called Tadvise that aims to help users to know their followers / communities better. Tadvise recommends well-connected topic-sensitive followers, who may act as hubs for broadcasting a tweet to a larger relevant audience. Each piece of advice given by Tadvise is supported by declarative explanations. Our evaluation shows that Tadvise helps users to know their followers better and also to find better hubs for propagating community-related tweets.

Keywords

Micro-blog Twitter People-Tag Information Sharing 

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2011

Authors and Affiliations

  • Peyman Nasirifard
    • 1
  • Conor Hayes
    • 1
  1. 1.Digital Enterprise Research InstituteNational University of Ireland, GalwayGalwayIreland

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