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Global connectivity and multilinguals in the twitter network

Abstract:

This article analyzes the global connectivity of the Twitter retweet and mentions network and the role of multilingual users engaging with content in multiple languages. The network is heavily structured by language with most mentions and retweets directed to users writing in the same language. Users writing in multiple languages are more active, authoring more tweets than monolingual users. These multilingual users play an important bridging role in the global connectivity of the network. Th...

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Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Accepted manuscript

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10.1145/2556288.2557203

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, UAS, IT Services, Oxford Internet Institute
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Author
Publisher:
Association for Computing Machinery Publisher's website
Pages:
833-842
Publication date:
2014-08-05
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uuid:25844986-c78d-4eaa-9241-06b7cfc97088
Source identifiers:
466611
Local pid:
pubs:466611
ISBN:
9781450324731

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