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ACM Transactions on the Web (TWEB), Volume 11 Issue 1, April 2017

Information Sharing by Viewers Via Second Screens for In-Real-Life Events
Partha Mukherjee, Bernard J. Jansen
Article No.: 1
DOI: 10.1145/3009970

The use of second screen devices with social media facilitates conversational interaction concerning broadcast media events, creating what we refer to as the social soundtrack. In this research, we evaluate the change of the Super Bowl XLIX social...

Toward Automated Online Photo Privacy
Anna Squicciarini, Cornelia Caragea, Rahul Balakavi
Article No.: 2
DOI: 10.1145/2983644

Online photo sharing is an increasingly popular activity for Internet users. More and more users are now constantly sharing their images in various social media, from social networking sites to online communities, blogs, and content sharing sites....

Effort Mediates Access to Information in Online Social Networks
Jeon-Hyung Kang, Kristina Lerman
Article No.: 3
DOI: 10.1145/2990506

Individuals’ access to information in a social network depends on how it is distributed and where in the network individuals position themselves. In addition, individuals vary in how much effort they invest in managing their social...

Spam Mobile Apps: Characteristics, Detection, and in the Wild Analysis
Suranga Seneviratne, Aruna Seneviratne, Mohamed Ali Kaafar, Anirban Mahanti, Prasant Mohapatra
Article No.: 4
DOI: 10.1145/3007901

The increased popularity of smartphones has attracted a large number of developers to offer various applications for the different smartphone platforms via the respective app markets. One consequence of this popularity is that the app markets are...

User's Web Page Aesthetics Opinion: A Matter of Low-Level Image Descriptors Based on MPEG-7
Silvia Uribe, Federico Álvarez, José Manuel Menéndez
Article No.: 5
DOI: 10.1145/3019595

Analyzing a user's first impression of a Web site is essential for interface designers, as it is tightly related to their overall opinion of a site. In fact, this early evaluation affects user navigation behavior. Perceived usability and user...

MultiWiki: Interlingual Text Passage Alignment in Wikipedia
Simon Gottschalk, Elena Demidova
Article No.: 6
DOI: 10.1145/3004296

In this article, we address the problem of text passage alignment across interlingual article pairs in Wikipedia. We develop methods that enable the identification and interlinking of text passages written in different languages and containing...

MyAdChoices: Bringing Transparency and Control to Online Advertising
Javier Parra-Arnau, Jagdish Prasad Achara, Claude Castelluccia
Article No.: 7
DOI: 10.1145/2996466

The intrusiveness and the increasing invasiveness of online advertising have, in the last few years, raised serious concerns regarding user privacy and Web usability. As a reaction to these concerns, we have witnessed the emergence of a myriad of...