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Online social media is popular due to its real-time nature, extensive connectivity and a large user base. This motivates users to employ social media for seeking information by reaching out

Online social media is popular due to its real-time nature, extensive connectivity and a large user base. This motivates users to employ social media for seeking information by reaching out to their large number of social connections. Information seeking can manifest in the form of requests for personal and time-critical information or gathering perspectives on important issues. Social media platforms are not designed for resource seeking and experience large volumes of messages, leading to requests not being fulfilled satisfactorily.

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    • 2017
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    • Partial requirement for: Ph.D., Arizona State University, 2017
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    • Includes bibliographical references (pages 125-133)
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    • Field of study: Electrical Engineering

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    by Suhas Ranganath

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