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CFP: Special issue of Online Information Review on social media analytics

call for papers has been posted for a special issue of Online Information Review on social media analytics. Papers are due by February 1st, 2015.

The issue seeks to “showcase cutting-edge research advances in social media analytics in order to provide a landscape of recent research progress and novel applications, techniques and strategies in analyzing online information posted on various social media platforms.” Potential topics, as listed in the call, include:

  • Novel applications of social media analytics
  • Novel techniques, methods and strategies for analyzing social media data
  • Social media analytics and business value
  • Social media analytics and privacy
  • Social media analytics and human behavior
  • Search in social networks and social media
  • Community detection and evolution
  • Knowledge discovery (collective wisdom, trend analysis, and topic detection)
  • Analysis of different forms of user-generated content in the online context
  • Social reputation and recommendation systems

Paper are due February 1st, 2015, after which a revision round will take place; revised papers accepted to the second round will be due April 30th. Papers should be submitted via the ScholarOne system in use by Online Information Review. Review the full call for further instructions and details on the special issue. If you have questions, please contact special issue editors Wu He of Old Dominion University and Guandong Xu of the University of Technology, Sydney. (Thanks to Rebecca Reynolds for sharing the call with SIG SI!)