On predicting social unrest using social media
ASONAM '16: Advances in Social Networks Analysis and Mining 2016 Davis California August, 2016, pp. 89-95, 2016.
We study the possibility of predicting a social protest (planned, or unplanned) based on social media messaging. We consider the process called mobilization, described in the literature as the precursor of participation. Mobilization includes four stages: being sympathetic to the cause, being aware of the movement, motivation to take part...More
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