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CFP: Social Media Analytics Track at the PACIS 2016

 We are chairing a track on “Social media Analytics & Related Issues” at the 20th Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems (PACIS 2016), June 27 – July 1, Chiayi, Taiwan. Please consider submitting your original research.  For more details please refer to the  conference … Continue reading

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New book on social media analytics

I am pleased to announce my new book on social media analytics. The book offers concepts, tools, tutorials, and cases studies to understand and analyze the seven layers of social media data, including text, actions, networks, apps, hyperlinks, search engine, and location layers.  It … Continue reading

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Why some content go viral on YouTube?

Why some content go viral on YouTube? In order to answer this question, in a recent study (accepted for publication in Internet Research journal),  we found that popularity of the videos was not only the function of YouTube system per se, … Continue reading

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What is Government 2.0?

Government 2.0 is “a governance culture of transparency, openness, and collaboration facilitated by social media” (Khan, 2013, p. 8)[1]. In other words,  Government 2.0 is not just “likes,” “tweets,” and mere establishing social media presence (e.g., creating a Facebook fan … Continue reading

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The Three Tribes of Social Shopping

http://blogs.hbr.org/2013/09/the-three-tribes-of-social-shopping/

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An Analysis of the Information Technology Outsourcing Domain: A social Network and Triple Helix Approach

Abstract Information technology (IT) outsourcing has become a widely accepted management strategy. As a consequence, a great deal of research on the IT outsourcing domain, covering a wide range of issues, has been conducted. This study investigates the IT outsourcing … Continue reading

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Submission Guidelines

Best Practices in Social Media at Non-profit, Public, Education, and Healthcare Organizations: A special issue of Social Science Computer Review (SSCR) Journal Submission should be made electronically in Word .doc or .docx format (we can not accepted articles in PDF or LaTeX formats), sent to the … Continue reading

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3 ways to engage citizens using social media

By Gohar Feroz Khan Interaction facilitated by social media is becoming an integral part of our life in the contemporary society. Social media consists of a variety of tools and technologies that includes collaborative projects (e.g., Wikipedia), blogs (e.g., WordPress) and … Continue reading

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What is social media?

Social media consists of a variety of tools and technologies that includes collaborative projects (e.g., Wikipedia and wiki-spaces), blogs (e.g., WordPress) and microblogs (e.g., Twitter), content communities (e.g., YouTube), social networking sites (e.g., Facebook and Cyworld), folksonomies or tagging (e.g., … Continue reading

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Call for Papers

Social Media in Public Sector: A Middle Eastern Perspective A special issue of Journal of Contemporary Eastern Asia (JCEA) Guest Editors Dr. Gohar Feroz Khan, Korea University of Technology & Education, email: gohar.feroz@kut.ac.kr Dr. Nahed A. Azab, The American University in Cairo, … Continue reading

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