Tweets, Death, and Rock 'n' Roll
This paper introduces a new line of investigation into Social Media Mourning (SMM), the act of individual and collective grieving on social media. Previous research has analysed this behaviour as a response to a death within a family unit or amongst a group of friends.We report on SMM in the context of the death of a celebrity. We present a comparative analysis of two social media platforms, Twitter and Sina Weibo (henceforth ’Weibo’). Uniquely, we have also sought to understand the...[Show more]
|Collections||ANU Research Publications|
|Source:||WebSci '18 Proceedings of the 10th ACM Conference on Web Science|
|01_Xu_Tweets%2C_Death%2C_and_Rock_%27n%27_2018.pdf||17.18 MB||Adobe PDF||Request a copy|
Items in Open Research are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.