#Influence12 – Poster Session

Accepted Posters for the 2012 Symposium & Workshop on Measuring Influence on Social Media

<See the full Symposium Schedule>



Designing Poster: Each presenter is responsible for printing and bringing your poster to the event. To allow for greater flexibility, you can print your poster at 3’ x 4’ in either portrait or landscape orientation. You are free to design the poster however you choose, but please respect the size guidelines.

At the event: Please bring your poster with you on Friday, Sep 28 in the morning and leave it with our volunteers at the registration desk. The volunteers will set it up for the Poster session to be held from 16:30 to 18:00. Please make sure to remove your poster at the end of the poster session (18:00-18:15).



  1. @public_libraries : information isn’t enough – connect & mobilize or #misstheboat

    • Mary Cavanagh (University of Ottawa, Canada
    • Max Neuvians (University of Ottawa, Canada)
  2. A Comparative Study of Navigation Using Single vs. Community Driven Tag Clouds on Websites

    • Naureen Nizam, (Dalhousie University, Canada)
    • Carolyn Watters (Dalhousie University, Canada)
    • Anatoliy Gruzd (Dalhousie University, Canada)
  3. Analyzing An Interdisciplinary Research Network: The GRAND Approach

    • Eleni Stroulia (University of Alberta, Canada),
    • Dimitrina Dimitrova(University of Toronto, Canada),
    • Barry Wellman (University of Toronto, Canada),
    • Kellogg Booth (University of British Columbia, Columbia)
    • Adrian Sheppard (GRAND NCE)
  4. Assessing the Impact of Online Social Networks on Job Search Success Rates

    • Esther Brainin (Ruppin Academic Center Israel)
  5. Audience, influence measurement for celebrity’s ego networks in social media

    • Aleksandr Semenov (National Research University, Russian Federation)
    • Andrey Demidov (Apostol Media Group, Russian Federation)
    • Konstantin Yuryev (Apostol Media Group, Russian Federation)
  6. Capturing Faculty Influence Through Co-Authorship Networks

    • Regina Collins (New Jersey Institute of Technology, USA)
    • Nancy Steffen-Fluhr (New Jersey Institute of Technology, USA)
  7. Dispatches from Blog Purgatory: Final Messages from Scholars’ Inactive Blogs

    • Carolyn Hank (McGill University, Canada)
    • Alexander R. Lent (McGill University, Canada)
  8. Emotion Polarity and its Effects on a Leader’s Social Media Influence

    • Jasy Suet Yan Liew (Syracuse University, USA)
  9. Lightweight Contrastive Summarization for News Comment Mining

    • Gobaan Raveendran (University of Waterloo, Canada)
    • Charles Clarke (University of Waterloo, Canada)
  10. Making connections: An evaluative study of the role of LinkedIn in alumni engagement

    • Andrea Lauder (University of Alberta, Canada)
  11. Meshing traditions to analyze responses toward social media content

    • Diane Rasmussen Neal (University of Western Ontario, Canada)
    • Nadine Desrochers (Université de Montréal, Canada)
    • Caroline Whippey (University of Western Ontario, Canada)
  12. Networked Individuals

    • Barry Wellman (University of Toronto, Canada)
    • Chang Z. Lin (University of Toronto, Canada)
    • Rhonda McEwen (University of Toronto, Canada)
    • Anabel Quan-Haase (University of Western Ontario, Canada)
    • Lilia Smale (University of Toronto, Canada)
    • Jennifer Kayahara (University of Toronto, Canada)
    • Helen Wang (University of Buffalo, USA)
    • Christian Beermann (University of Toronto, Canada)
  13. Social Network Analysis: Examining the Collaborative Ecology in a Multi-disciplinary College in a Research University

    • Catherine Dumas(SUNY Albany, USA)
  14. The act of curation is an act of creation: Social media and identity

    • Jenna Jacobson (University of Toronto, Canada)
  15. They came from… The Internet! Attitudes towards online trolling in the news media

    • Yimin Chen (University of Western Ontario, Canada)
  16. To Pin or to Tweet: Investigating the Impact of User Characteristics on the Adoption of Social Computing Applications

    • Ozge Yeloglu (Dalhousie University, Canada)
    • Gabriella Mosquera (Dalhousie University, Canada)
    • Naureen Nizam (Dalhousie University, Canada)
    • Bonnie MacKay (Dalhousie University, Canada)
    • Kirstie Hawkey (Dalhousie University, Canada)
  17. What happens next: Social media, digital activism and political mobilization

    • Jake Wallis (Charles Sturt University, Australia)
  18. When Physical and Virtual Worlds Collide: Digital Humanists at #THATCamp CHNM

    • Anabel Quan-Haase (University of Western Ontario, Canada) andKim Martin (University of Western Ontario, Canada)
  19. Who gives a tweet about #tarsands?: Examining Twitter activity about the Northern Gateway Pipeline

    • Brittany White (Dalhousie University, Canada)
    • Heather Castleden (Dalhousie University, Canada)
    • Anatoliy Gruzd (Dalhousie University, Canada)