A study of the human flesh search engine: Crowd-powered expansion of online knowledge

Fei Yue Wang, Daniel Zeng, James A. Hendler, Qingpeng Zhang, Zhuo Feng, Yanqing Gao, Hui Wang, Guanpi Lai

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Abstract

This first comprehensive empirical study of a search function that originated in China examines its tremendous growth in recent years and its uniquely rich online/offline interactions.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages45-53
Number of pages9
Volume43
No8
Specialist publicationComputer
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 1 2010

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Keywords

  • Blogsphere
  • Human flesh search
  • Social computing
  • Social network analysis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computer Science(all)

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Wang, F. Y., Zeng, D., Hendler, J. A., Zhang, Q., Feng, Z., Gao, Y., Wang, H., & Lai, G. (2010). A study of the human flesh search engine: Crowd-powered expansion of online knowledge. Computer, 43(8), 45-53. https://doi.org/10.1109/MC.2010.216