Public perception of a country

Exploring tweets about Qatar

Shahan Ali Memon, Rohith Krishnan Pillai, Susan Dun, Yelena Mejova, Ingmar Weber

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Abstract

Is it possible to "hack" an image of an international entity by driving international and domestic media? Here, wepresentanimage/brand monitoring tool for a country, Qatar, which presents an overview of the contexts and references to media in which it is mentioned on social media. Tracking dozens of languages, this tool allows a global understanding of the perceptions and concerns Twitter users associate with Qatar, and which mainstream media may be driving these sentiments.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationWebSci 2017 - Proceedings of the 2017 ACM Web Science Conference
PublisherAssociation for Computing Machinery, Inc
Pages401-402
Number of pages2
ISBN (Electronic)9781450348966
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 25 Jun 2017
Event9th ACM Web Science Conference, WebSci 2017 - Troy, United States
Duration: 25 Jun 201728 Jun 2017

Other

Other9th ACM Web Science Conference, WebSci 2017
CountryUnited States
CityTroy
Period25/6/1728/6/17

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Keywords

  • Nation branding
  • Public opinion
  • Twitter

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computer Networks and Communications

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Memon, S. A., Pillai, R. K., Dun, S., Mejova, Y., & Weber, I. (2017). Public perception of a country: Exploring tweets about Qatar. In WebSci 2017 - Proceedings of the 2017 ACM Web Science Conference (pp. 401-402). Association for Computing Machinery, Inc. https://doi.org/10.1145/3091478.3098872

Public perception of a country : Exploring tweets about Qatar. / Memon, Shahan Ali; Pillai, Rohith Krishnan; Dun, Susan; Mejova, Yelena; Weber, Ingmar.

WebSci 2017 - Proceedings of the 2017 ACM Web Science Conference. Association for Computing Machinery, Inc, 2017. p. 401-402.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Memon, SA, Pillai, RK, Dun, S, Mejova, Y & Weber, I 2017, Public perception of a country: Exploring tweets about Qatar. in WebSci 2017 - Proceedings of the 2017 ACM Web Science Conference. Association for Computing Machinery, Inc, pp. 401-402, 9th ACM Web Science Conference, WebSci 2017, Troy, United States, 25/6/17. https://doi.org/10.1145/3091478.3098872
Memon SA, Pillai RK, Dun S, Mejova Y, Weber I. Public perception of a country: Exploring tweets about Qatar. In WebSci 2017 - Proceedings of the 2017 ACM Web Science Conference. Association for Computing Machinery, Inc. 2017. p. 401-402 https://doi.org/10.1145/3091478.3098872
Memon, Shahan Ali ; Pillai, Rohith Krishnan ; Dun, Susan ; Mejova, Yelena ; Weber, Ingmar. / Public perception of a country : Exploring tweets about Qatar. WebSci 2017 - Proceedings of the 2017 ACM Web Science Conference. Association for Computing Machinery, Inc, 2017. pp. 401-402
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