Handbook of Social Network Technologies and Applications

  • Borko Furht

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xviii
  2. Social Media Analysis and Organization

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Sergej Sizov, Steffen Staab, Thomas Franz
      Pages 45-58
    3. Munmun De Choudhury, Hari Sundaram, Ajita John, Doree Duncan Seligmann
      Pages 59-94
    4. Lester Melendez, Ouri Wolfson, Malek Adjouadi, Naphtali Rishe
      Pages 95-113
    5. Kateřina Slaninová, Jan Martinovič, Pavla Dráždilová, Gamila Obadi, Václav Snášel
      Pages 115-146
    6. Lisa Singh, Elisa Jayne Bienenstock, Janet Mann
      Pages 147-168
    7. Marcel Karnstedt, Tara Hennessy, Jeffrey Chan, Partha Basuchowdhuri, Conor Hayes, Thorsten Strufe
      Pages 185-220
  3. Social Media Mining and Search

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 221-221
    2. Jason J. Jung, Kwang Sun Choi, Sung Hyuk Park
      Pages 223-239
    3. Muthucumaru Maheswaran, Bader Ali, Hatice Ozguven, Julien Lord
      Pages 241-267
    4. Tsuyoshi Murata
      Pages 269-280
    5. Janice Kwan-Wai Leung, Chun Hung Li
      Pages 281-302
    6. Antonio Hernando, Jesús Bobadilla, Francisco Serradilla
      Pages 317-330
  4. Social Network Infrastructures and Communities

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 347-347
    2. Anwitaman Datta, Sonja Buchegger, Le-Hung Vu, Thorsten Strufe, Krzysztof Rzadca
      Pages 349-378
    3. Yu-Ru Lin, Hari Sundaram, Aisling Kelliher
      Pages 379-408
    4. Cecilia Sik Lányi
      Pages 409-425
    5. Jose Simoes, Thomas Magedanz
      Pages 427-445
  5. Privacy in Online Social Networks

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 469-469
    2. Touhid Bhuiyan, Audun Josang, Yue Xu
      Pages 471-496
    3. Leucio Antonio Cutillo, Mark Manulis, Thorsten Strufe
      Pages 497-522
    4. Rami Puzis, Meytal Tubi, Yuval Elovici
      Pages 549-568
    5. Eduardo B. Fernandez, Carolina Marin, Maria M. Larrondo Petrie
      Pages 569-582
  6. Visualisation and Applications of Social Networks

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 583-583
    2. Ing-Xiang Chen, Cheng-Zen Yang
      Pages 585-610
    3. Nathalie Henry Riche, Jean-Daniel Fekete
      Pages 611-636
    4. P. Santhi Thilagam
      Pages 637-649
    5. Abraham Bagherjeiran, Rushi P. Bhatt, Rajesh Parekh, Vineet Chaoji
      Pages 651-689
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 713-716

About this book


Social networking is a concept that has existed for a long time; however, with the explosion of the Internet, social networking has become a tool for people to connect and communicate in ways that were impossible in the past. The recent development of Web 2.0 has provided many new applications, such as Myspace, Facebook, and LinkedIn.

Handbook of Social Network Technologies and Applications provides comprehensive guidelines on the current and future trends in social network technologies and applications in the field of Web-based Social Networks. Contributed by world experts in the field of social networks from both academia and private industry, a number of crucial topics are covered including cutting edge social network technologies, infrastructures, and communities; social media analysis, organizations, mining, and search; privacy and security issues in social networks; and visualization and applications of social networks.

Topics presented include:

  • Perspectives on Social Network Analysis for Observational Scientific Data
  • Discovering Mobile Social Networks by Semantic Technologies
  • Online Identities and Social Networking
  • Decentralized Online Social Networks
  • Accessibility Testing of Social Websites
  • Understanding and Predicting Human Behavior for Social Communities
  • Security and Privacy Threats in Online Social Networks
  • Online Advertising in Social Networks

Handbook of Social Network Technologies and Applications provides a definitive resource for a wide variety of people including academicians, designers, developers, educators, engineers, practitioners, researchers, and graduate students. This book is also beneficial for business managers, entrepreneurs, and investors.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Borko Furht
    • 1
  1. 1., Dept. of Comp. & Elect. Engin. andFlorida Atlantic UniversityBoca RatonUSA

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