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Social Media on Schedule

Description: Presentation for the 2013 Digital Frontiers Annual Conference. In this presentation, the author discusses scheduled social media updates at the Texas Archive of the Moving Image.
Date: September 20, 2013
Creator: Hansen, Elizabeth
Partner: UNT Digital Scholarship Cooperative (DiSCo)
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Mr Secrets and Social Media: the Confession of Richard Rodriguez

Description: Richard Rodriguez's works create troubling situations for many scholars. Though numerous critics see him as the penultimate Chicano writer, many others see his writing as only pandering to the elite. However, all politics and controversies aside, he is a writer whose ideas upon language and public confession have been revolutionary. Throughout the thesis, I argue that Rodriguez's ideas upon language and identity are applicable to the social media landscape that we reside in currently, especi… more
Date: May 2013
Creator: Burns, Amanda Jill
Partner: UNT Libraries
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Social Media: Federal Agencies Need Policies and Procedures for Managing and Protecting Information They Access and Disseminate

Description: A letter report issued by the Government Accountability Office with an abstract that begins "Federal agencies increasingly use recently developed Internet technologies that allow individuals or groups to create, organize, comment on, and share online content. The use of these social media services-- including popular Web sites like Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube-- has been endorsed by President Obama and provides opportunities for agencies to more readily share information with and solicit feed… more
Date: June 28, 2011
Creator: United States. Government Accountability Office.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Perspectives on Cultural Context: The Use of an Online Participatory Learning Environment as an Expansion of the Museum Visit

Description: Technology offers opportunities for museums to expand the ways in which cultural perspectives relevant to objects on display can be exchanged and understood. Multimedia content offered online in an environment with user input capabilities can encourage dialogue and enrich visitor experiences of museums. This action research project using narrative analysis was an effort to develop the use of web technology in museum education practice, with an emphasis on constructivist learning. Concepts inclu… more
Date: August 2010
Creator: Sreenan, Patrick N.
Partner: UNT Libraries
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Twitter: Journalism Chases the Greased Pig

Description: The study seeks to find a baseline of Twitter usage of traditional media. Findings suggest that traditional media are using Twitter (a non-traditional medium) in a traditional way. The study explores why a tool like Twitter needs to be approached by journalists in ways to which they may not be accustomed. The study additionally finds that newsrooms are underutilizing Twitter's potential for audience interactivity and have not established guidelines for journalists in the use of Twitter for … more
Date: August 2010
Creator: Hill, Desiree
Partner: UNT Libraries
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ASIS&T SIG-III's 30th Anniversary Commemorative Publication

Description: Book published for the American Society for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T) Special Interest Group for International Information Issues (SIG-III). As part of the celebrations for the 75th ASIS&T anniversary and 30th anniversary of SIG-III), this special commemorative publication was created. In this anniversary publication, current and past SIG-III officers attempt to capture some of the SIG-III activities and highlight the challenges as well as the successes that the ASIS&T communi… more
Date: 2013
Creator: Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw
Partner: UNT Libraries
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Exploratory Analysis of Social E-health Behavior

Description: Extant literature has documented well that people seek health information via the internet as patients and consumers. Much less, however, is known about interaction and creation behaviors in the development of new online health information and knowledge. More specifically, generalizable sociodemographic data on who engages in this online health behavior via social media is lacking in the sociological literature. The term “social e-health” is introduced to emphasize the difference between seekin… more
Date: May 2014
Creator: Acadia, Spencer
Partner: UNT Libraries
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Three Essays on Social Media: the Effect of Motivation, Participation, and Sentiment on Performance

Description: In recent years, social media has experienced tremendous growth in the number of users. Facebook alone has more than 1.3 billion active users and Twitter has attracted over 600 million active users. Social media has significantly changed the way humans communicate. Many people use social media to keep in touch with family and friends and receive up-to-date information about what happens around the world. Politicians are using social media to support their campaigns. Use of social media is not r… more
Date: August 2015
Creator: Salehan, Mohammad
Partner: UNT Libraries

Twitter Challenges

Description: Presentation for the 2018 International Internet Preservation Consortium General Assembly and Web Archiving Conference. This presentation describes challenges in archiving Twitter.
Date: November 13, 2018
Creator: Thièvre, Jérôme
Partner: International Internet Preservation Consortium

Aligning Social Media Harvesting and Web Harvesting

Description: Presentation for the 2016 International Internet Preservation Consortium General Assembly and Web Archiving Conference. This presentation describes the social media and web archiving research communities, and similarities to their web harvesting activities.
Date: April 14, 2016
Creator: Littman, Justin
Partner: International Internet Preservation Consortium

Accessing Archived Twitter Data @Ina

Description: Presentation for the 2016 International Internet Preservation Consortium General Assembly and Web Archiving Conference. This presentation describes the Twitter archive of @Ina.
Date: April 14, 2016
Creator: Pehlivan, Zeynep; Drugeon, Thomas & Thièvre, Jérôme
Partner: International Internet Preservation Consortium
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