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Spread of hoax in Social Media

Situngkir, Hokky (2011) Spread of hoax in Social Media. [Departmental Technical Report]

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Abstract

We discuss the way of hoax spreading as gossip and rumor throughout the social media, i.e.: Twitter, by observing an empirical case in Indonesia. We discuss the spreading factor of the gossip in the social media and see the epidemiology of the propagation hoax before and after the hoax being clarified in the conventional mass media. The discussions brought us to the open enrchiment analysis of the sociology of gossip and rumors within the online services like Twitter for future observation of human behavior.

Item Type:Departmental Technical Report
Keywords:social media, gossip, rumor, hoax, Twitter.
Subjects:Psychology > Applied Cognitive Psychology
Computer Science > Complexity Theory
Computer Science > Human Computer Interaction
Computer Science > Statistical Models
Psychology > Evolutionary Psychology
Linguistics > Pragmatics
Linguistics > Semantics
Psychology > Social Psychology
ID Code:7336
Deposited By:Situngkir, Mr Hokky
Deposited On:01 Jun 2011 12:20
Last Modified:01 Jun 2011 12:20

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