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News Not Noise: Socially Aware Information Filtering


People and Computers XXII Culture, Creativity, Interaction (HCI)

Computers XXII Culture, Creativity, Interaction

1 - 5 September 2008

Social networks, Facebook usage, information overload

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      An understanding of how people in social networks consume news media by and about their friends shows that information overload is soon going to be a major problem for many participants. Users dislike manually prioritizing their friendships to help organize this data, and this leads us to develop a new interface to help users to find the news that most interests them by providing a visual representation of social proximity, in which friends most visited and those most likely to be met offline we prioritized.

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        Advanced Interaction Group

        School of Computer Science

        University of Birmingham

        Edgbaston, Birmingham

        B15 2TT, UK

        +44 (0) 121 414 3744, +44 (0) 121 414 3729
        September 2008
        September 2008
        : 115-118
        © Jonathan Melhuish et al. Published by BCS Learning and Development Ltd. People and Computers XXII Culture, Creativity, Interaction

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        People and Computers XXII Culture, Creativity, Interaction
        Conference Liverpool John Moores University, UK.
        1 - 5 September 2008
        Electronic Workshops in Computing (eWiC)
        Computers XXII Culture, Creativity, Interaction
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