Personality Analysis of Social Media Influencers as a Tool for Cultural Institutions

  • Vassilis PoulopoulosEmail author
  • Costas Vassilakis
  • Angela Antoniou
  • George Lepouras
  • Manolis Wallace
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 11196)


Open image in new window Nowadays, more and more cultural venues tend to utilize social media as a main tool for marketing, spreading their messages, engaging public and raising public awareness towards culture. It comes to a point where the massive of content in social media makes it a tedious procedure to contact the appropriate audience, the people that would really be stimulated by cultural information. In this notion, we assume that establishing conversations of high impact can possibly guide the cultural venues to audiences that can benefit more. These conversations usually include the so called influencers, users whose opinion can affect many people on social media; the latter usually referred to as followers. In this research paper we examine the characteristics of the influencers that can affect the procedures of a cultural venue on social media. The research is done within the scope of “CrossCult” EU funded project.


User modeling Personality traits Influencers Cultural informatics Social media 



This work has been partially funded by the project CrossCult: “Empowering reuse of digital cultural heritage in context-aware crosscuts of European history”, funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation program, Grant#693150.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Knowledge and Uncertainty Research LaboratoryUniversity of the PeloponneseTripolisGreece
  2. 2.University of the PeloponneseTripolisGreece

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