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Activemap: Visual analysis of temporal activity in social media sites

ActiveMap: Visual Analysis of Temporal Activity in Social Media Sites

ActiveMap shows user engagement over units-of-activity, giving both a global and a comparative personal view in a single snapshot. ActiveMap serves as a tool for visual anomaly detection 

Left panel: ActiveMap uses Treemap; Right panel: Twitter ActiveMap with an overly active user. 

Paper: Hagit Ben-Shoshan and Osnat Mokryn. 2018. ActiveMap: Visual Analysis of Temporal Activity in Social Media Sites. In Proceedings of the 23rd International Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces Companion (IUI '18 Companion). Association for Computing Machinery, New York, NY, USA, Article 49, 1–2. (Link)

Amazon users’ Book reviews measured in the number of days and number of daily contributions during days of activity for 2009 (left) and 2013 (right). A few users with the mammoth number of highly active days contributed in 2009:

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Jan 17

Thank you for such a great article, it was interesting to read about social experiments. We can say that social networks are taking up a lot of people's time and it is very noticeable. For example, I work in a social network, exhibiting my work, I make myself an advertisement. It's good that I have an assistant like, which can help me edit my work whenever I need it and thus reduce my time spent on work. Thanks to it, I can take more orders for design, photo and video editing. Therefore, I know for sure that my content brings people value, which has become so scarce on the web lately.

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