Encyclopedia of Social Network Analysis and Mining

2018 Edition
| Editors: Reda Alhajj, Jon Rokne

Role Identification of Social Networkers

  • Anna Zygmunt
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4939-7131-2_247



Key Members

(Users) Those who contribute to the success and health of the community

Social Media

Set of web-based technologies targeted at forming and enabling a potentially massive community of participants to productively collaborate

Categories of Social Media

Blogs (e.g., Wordpress, Blogcatalog), Friendship Networks (e.g., Facebook, MySpace, LinkedIn), Microblogging (e.g., Twitter), Media Sharing (e.g., Flickr, YouTube), Social Bookmarking (e.g., Del.icio.us), Social News (e.g., Digg), Social Collaboration (e.g., Wikipedia, Scholarpedia)

Social Networker

Person building her/his position by creating its own social networks in a variety of social media (categories) (http://www.wikihow.com/Be-a-Social-Networker)


The concept of “social role” has been the subject of analysis for more than 100 years, which underlines the importance of the problem. The meaning of this term is broad and definitions are largely dependent on...

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Computer ScienceAGH University of Science and TechnologyKrakówPoland

Section editors and affiliations

  • Przemysław Kazienko
    • 1
  • Jaroslaw Jankowski
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Computer Science and Management, Institute of InformaticsWrocław University of TechnologyWrocławPoland
  2. 2.Faculty of Computer Science and Information TechnologyWest Pomeranian University of TechnologySzczecinPoland