Half-Day Workshop on Social Computing and Collective Intelligence

Abstract

Twitter announced in April 2010 that its 105,779,710 registered users posted 55 million tweets a day on average, and its website attracted 180 million unique visitors a month (Twitter, 2010). Web services like Twitter and Facebook are becoming integral to our everyday lives. While cognitive scientists have much to say about how the information flow between humans and systems eventually lead to emergent social behavior, there is still a lack of momentum in gathering researchers to systematically study these social phenomena in cognitive science.


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