Visualizing a personal timeline by adding multiple social contexts

Haewoon Kwak, Yoonsung Hong, Jinyoung You, Sue Moon

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Abstract

We improve the readability of a personal timeline by weaving multiple social contexts of tweets into a visualization. Our social contexts consist of three dimensions: community membership, key persons, and interesting tweets within a personal timeline. A person is often a member of several communities, such as a family, a class, or a team, simultaneously. We identify all communities that a user participates in. Labeling a tweet with a visual representation to indicate what community it belongs to can help readers to understand why the tweet is written, since different communities are likely to carry tweets in different contexts. We then discover key persons and interesting tweets within a personal timeline. Our prototype design demonstrates how three social contexts work together for visualizing a personal timeline.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationSocial Media Visualization - Papers from the 2012 ICWSM Workshop, Technical Report
Pages14-17
Number of pages4
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 2012
Event2012 International Conference on Weblogs and Social Media, ICWSM 2012 Workshop - Dublin, Ireland
Duration: 4 Jun 20124 Jun 2012

Publication series

NameAAAI Workshop - Technical Report
VolumeWS-12-03

Other

Other2012 International Conference on Weblogs and Social Media, ICWSM 2012 Workshop
CountryIreland
CityDublin
Period4/6/124/6/12

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Engineering(all)

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    Kwak, H., Hong, Y., You, J., & Moon, S. (2012). Visualizing a personal timeline by adding multiple social contexts. In Social Media Visualization - Papers from the 2012 ICWSM Workshop, Technical Report (pp. 14-17). (AAAI Workshop - Technical Report; Vol. WS-12-03).