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2013.05.13 tom de nies - snow 2013

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Slides of my talk at SNOW 2013 at WWW2013
http://snow2013.isti.cnr.it/
http://mmlab.be

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2013.05.13 tom de nies - snow 2013

  1. 1. ELIS – Multimedia LabTom De NiesGhent University – iMinds – MMLabhttp://users.ugent.be/~tdenies@TomDeNiesTowards Automatic Assessment of the SocialMedia Impact of News ContentPresentation at SNOW2013, First Workshop on Social News on the Web@ WWW 13, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  2. 2. 2ELIS – Multimedia LabTowards Automatic Assessment of the Social Media Impact of News Content @SNOW 2013Tom De Nies (iMinds-MMLab)13/05/2013Digital Information Overflow?????
  3. 3. 3ELIS – Multimedia LabTowards Automatic Assessment of the Social Media Impact of News Content @SNOW 2013Tom De Nies (iMinds-MMLab)13/05/2013Journalists need recommendations
  4. 4. 4ELIS – Multimedia LabTowards Automatic Assessment of the Social Media Impact of News Content @SNOW 2013Tom De Nies (iMinds-MMLab)13/05/2013Social readers provide recommendations
  5. 5. 5ELIS – Multimedia LabTowards Automatic Assessment of the Social Media Impact of News Content @SNOW 2013Tom De Nies (iMinds-MMLab)13/05/2013…and our job is to link them!!+!?
  6. 6. 6ELIS – Multimedia LabTowards Automatic Assessment of the Social Media Impact of News Content @SNOW 2013Tom De Nies (iMinds-MMLab)13/05/2013Find related microposts on social media for input newsarticleFind related microposts on social media for input newsarticleAssessing Social Impactendorsement influence
  7. 7. 7ELIS – Multimedia LabTowards Automatic Assessment of the Social Media Impact of News Content @SNOW 2013Tom De Nies (iMinds-MMLab)13/05/2013Social Media Impact
  8. 8. 8ELIS – Multimedia LabTowards Automatic Assessment of the Social Media Impact of News Content @SNOW 2013Tom De Nies (iMinds-MMLab)13/05/2013Architecture Overview
  9. 9. 9ELIS – Multimedia LabTowards Automatic Assessment of the Social Media Impact of News Content @SNOW 2013Tom De Nies (iMinds-MMLab)13/05/2013• Twitter Streaming API• 1% of ALL tweets• Cached for one weekin Solr• Indexed on text+ followers count• REST APIPOC: Twitter
  10. 10. 10ELIS – Multimedia LabTowards Automatic Assessment of the Social Media Impact of News Content @SNOW 2013Tom De Nies (iMinds-MMLab)13/05/2013POC setupArticleKeywordsOur twitterstoreREST APItweets# followers# retweets
  11. 11. 11ELIS – Multimedia LabTowards Automatic Assessment of the Social Media Impact of News Content @SNOW 2013Tom De Nies (iMinds-MMLab)13/05/2013POC
  12. 12. 12ELIS – Multimedia LabTowards Automatic Assessment of the Social Media Impact of News Content @SNOW 2013Tom De Nies (iMinds-MMLab)13/05/2013Next Steps
  13. 13. 13ELIS – Multimedia LabTowards Automatic Assessment of the Social Media Impact of News Content @SNOW 2013Tom De Nies (iMinds-MMLab)13/05/2013Needs more social…Social Media Toolkit
  14. 14. 14ELIS – Multimedia LabTowards Automatic Assessment of the Social Media Impact of News Content @SNOW 2013Tom De Nies (iMinds-MMLab)13/05/2013Bad news is also news!Oscar Wilde (1854-1900)
  15. 15. 15ELIS – Multimedia LabTowards Automatic Assessment of the Social Media Impact of News Content @SNOW 2013Tom De Nies (iMinds-MMLab)13/05/2013• Union of keywords• Intersection of keywords• TF-IDF• Common Named Entities• …Metrics, Means & Measures
  16. 16. 16ELIS – Multimedia LabTowards Automatic Assessment of the Social Media Impact of News Content @SNOW 2013Tom De Nies (iMinds-MMLab)13/05/2013Take it to the real journalists!→ Comparehuman assessment vs. automatic assessmentHow do we evaluate this?
  17. 17. 17ELIS – Multimedia LabTowards Automatic Assessment of the Social Media Impact of News Content @SNOW 2013Tom De Nies (iMinds-MMLab)13/05/2013Join forcesMICT Multimedia Lab• Social Sciences Lab• Focus on Newsworthiness• Computer Science Lab• Focus on Semantic/SocialWeb technologies
  18. 18. 18ELIS – Multimedia LabTowards Automatic Assessment of the Social Media Impact of News Content @SNOW 2013Tom De Nies (iMinds-MMLab)13/05/2013Questions/Feedback

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