Webcast: Social Network Analysis

With the advent of social media and with more people sharing more personal information online nowadays, it is now possible to gain insight into social activities that until now was very hard. Social Network Analytics is a powerful technique that allows researchers to bring together data from a multitude of online sources and to use this data to discover hidden relationships. In particular, it is now possible to discover communities of users with interest in a specific topic or to identify users according to the role that they may play within their social hierarchy eg: originators, key influencers, rebroadcasters, connectors etc.