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Assisting social curation of Twitter messages
Social media has become ubiquitous. Tweets and other user-generated content have become so abundant that better tools for information organization are needed in order to fully exploit their potential richness.
"Social curation" has recently emerged as a promising new framework for organizing and adding value to social media, complementing the traditional methods of algorithmic search and aggregation. While social curation services are gaining popularity, little academic research has studied the phenomenon.
In this work, we
AutoTogetter: Prototype of assistive system for curators
Given a partially curated list, it retrieves and aggregates related tweets with tweets in the list as queries, and ranks these tweets according to the relevance. In this video, we tried to create stories as to social journalizm from ICWSM tweet messages with the help of our system.
Kevin Duh, Tsutomu Hirao,, Tomoharu Iwata, Katsuhiko Ishiguro and Ching-man Au Yeung
"Creating stories: Social curation of Twitter messages,"
Proc. International AAAI Conference on Weblogs and Social Media (ICWSM2012),
pp.447--450, Dublin, Ireland, June 2012.
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