ASIS&T 2014 Annual Meeting 
Seattle, WA | October 31 - November 5, 2014

 
Credibility Perceptions of Content Contributors and Consumers in Social Media

Soo Young Rieh1, Meredith Ringel Morris2, Miriam J. Metzger3, Helena Francke4, Grace YoungJoo Jeon1
1
University of Michigan, United States of America; 2Microsoft Research; 3University of California at Santa Barbara; 4University of Boras

Tuesday, Nov. 4, 10:30am


Summary

This panel addresses information credibility issues in the context of social media. During this panel, participants will discuss people’s credibility perceptions of online content in social media from perspectives of both content contributors and consumers. Each panelist will bring her own perspective on credibility issues in various social media, including Twitter (Morris), Wikipedia (Metzger; Francke), blogs (Rieh), and social Q&A (Jeon). This panel aims to flesh out multi-disciplinary approaches to the investigation of credibility and discuss integrated conceptual frameworks and future research directions focusing on assessing and establishing credibility in social media.