Faculty Excellence nominee Nitin Agarwal. Photo by Ben Krain.

COSMOS Researchers Win Best Paper Award for Research into Australian Blogosphere

UA Little Rock researchers at the Collaboratorium for Social Media and Online Behavioral Studies (COSMOS) received the Best Paper Award for the paper, “Developing Situational Awareness from Blogosphere: An Australian Case Study,” from the 11th International Conference on Social Media Technologies, Communication, and Informatics held in Barcelona, Spain. Continue reading “COSMOS Researchers Win Best Paper Award for Research into Australian Blogosphere”

Social media researchers at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock have been recognized with the best paper award at an international conference for their research on the behavioral analysis of digital societies formed on the video-sharing platform YouTube.

UA Little Rock researchers win best paper award for research on YouTube’s digital societies

Social media researchers at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock have been recognized with the best paper award at an international conference for their research on the behavioral analysis of digital societies formed on the video-sharing platform YouTube.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock researchers win best paper award for research on YouTube’s digital societies”

A group of researchers from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock are studying how the mass migration of refugees from Middle Eastern and North African countries into Europe has created a shift in the migrant narrative in online communication.

Research explores how online narratives on refugees shift over time

A group of researchers from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock are studying how the mass migration of refugees from Middle Eastern and North African countries into Europe has created a shift in the migrant narrative in online communication.  Continue reading “Research explores how online narratives on refugees shift over time”

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UA Little Rock student researcher is uncovering the secrets of the blogosphere

In February, more than 409 million people read the over 20.8 billion pages posted on WordPress.com, a popular blogging platform. Blogging remains a popular form of online communication that is growing at an exponential rate, yet few researchers have grasped the potential of data mining the blogosphere for research purposes.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock student researcher is uncovering the secrets of the blogosphere”

Nitin Agarwal. Photo by Lonnie Timmons III/UA Little Rock Communications.

Agarwal honored as international IARIA fellow

Dr. Nitin Agarwal, Jerry L. Maulden-Entergy endowed chair and information science professor at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, was recently honored for a prestigious international fellowship for his achievements in social media and technology research. Continue reading “Agarwal honored as international IARIA fellow”