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The relationship between factuality, the Influence of rumors and types of public via social media: A network analysis of rumor diffusion on THAAD


Juhyun Hong, Journal of Internet Computing and Services, Vol. 18, No. 6, pp. 113-125, Dec. 2017
10.7472/jksii.2017.18.6.113, Full Text:
Keywords: Rumor, information, Network analysis, mob, minority

Abstract

This study focused on the difference between the volume of rumors and types of rumors via social media based on case studies and network analysis. Rumors are classified into core statement, peripheral statement, core gossip, and peripheral gossip based on their factuality and influence. The diffusion of opinions via social media is classified into dispersive mob, solid mob, dispersive minority, and solid minority based on the volume of node and its interactivity. The results of this study show that, core gossip is actively dispersed. Users are more interested in the influence of rumor than in rumors that appear the be factual. This study highlighted what the role of government when rumor is diffusing and in the aspect of message what the characteristic of rumor.


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[APA Style]
Juhyun Hong (2017). The relationship between factuality, the Influence of rumors and types of public via social media: A network analysis of rumor diffusion on THAAD. Journal of Internet Computing and Services, 18(6), 113-125. DOI: 10.7472/jksii.2017.18.6.113.

[IEEE Style]
J. Hong, "The relationship between factuality, the Influence of rumors and types of public via social media: A network analysis of rumor diffusion on THAAD," Journal of Internet Computing and Services, vol. 18, no. 6, pp. 113-125, 2017. DOI: 10.7472/jksii.2017.18.6.113.

[ACM Style]
Juhyun Hong. 2017. The relationship between factuality, the Influence of rumors and types of public via social media: A network analysis of rumor diffusion on THAAD. Journal of Internet Computing and Services, 18, 6, (2017), 113-125. DOI: 10.7472/jksii.2017.18.6.113.