Next Article in Journal
On the Idea of Montage as Form of Architecture Production
Previous Article in Journal
Crafting Humanitarian Imaginaries: The Visual Story-Telling of Buy-One Give-One Marketing Campaigns
Article Menu
Issue 9 (IMMAGINI? conference 2017) cover image

Article Versions

Export Article

Open AccessProceedings
Proceedings 2017, 1(9), 895; doi:10.3390/proceedings1090895

Visualizing Research Topics in Facebook Conversations

Department of Political, Social e Communication Science, University of Salerno1, 84084 Fisciano SA, Italy
Presented at the International and Interdisciplinary Conference IMMAGINI? Image and Imagination between Representation, Communication, Education and Psychology, Brixen, Italy, 27–28 November 2017.
*
Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.
Published: 28 November 2017
Download PDF [775 KB, uploaded 28 November 2017]

Abstract

In the last few years, the growth of Social Media has changed significantly the way in which information and ideas of any kind are made, spent and reported. As a result, information has gradually shifted from “official” sources (online newspapers, institutional websites, etc.) to user-generated-content (UGG). This research arises from these premises: UGGs offer an interesting opportunity for a multidisciplinary analysis. The authors investigate Facebook conversations and status from the linguistic point of view, to know possible educational implications, starting from data visualization process. Our case study are seven years of conversations of the largest and longest running Italian Facebook group named “ROARS”.
Keywords: visual topic modeling; social media mining; interactive information visualization; knowledge building; natural language processing visual topic modeling; social media mining; interactive information visualization; knowledge building; natural language processing
This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited. (CC BY 4.0).

Scifeed alert for new publications

Never miss any articles matching your research from any publisher
  • Get alerts for new papers matching your research
  • Find out the new papers from selected authors
  • Updated daily for 49'000+ journals and 6000+ publishers
  • Define your Scifeed now

SciFeed Share & Cite This Article

MDPI and ACS Style

Vitale, P.; Guarasci, R.; Iannotta, I.S. Visualizing Research Topics in Facebook Conversations. Proceedings 2017, 1, 895.

Show more citation formats Show less citations formats

Note that from the first issue of 2016, MDPI journals use article numbers instead of page numbers. See further details here.

Article Metrics

Article Access Statistics

1

Comments

[Return to top]
Proceedings EISSN 2504-3900 Published by MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland RSS E-Mail Table of Contents Alert
Back to Top