Metadata in User-Generated Content



As introduced in Subsection 2.1.1, user-generated content units consist of core data and metadata. Core data is the content itself. The content can be text, audio files, pictures, videos or a combination of these. Metadata is information about information. In the context of user-generated content metadata is further information about the content, such as the date of publication or the author of the content.


Social Medium Publishing Date Social Media Platform Content Unit Secondary Information 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.


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© Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Universität HamburgHamburgGermany

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