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Information sharing and social computing: why, what, and where?
Abstract Why do people share content, metainformatiWhy do people share content, metainformation, and programming knowledge with people they don't know, in return for no money? In a series of studies, the different drivers for information sharing in social computing systems are identified, and the effect of these drivers on actual levels of sharing is estimated, using a combination of survey and system data from Wikipedia, Flickr and a number of open source software projects. This way, we gain deeper understanding of why people share information, what types of information they share, and what are the venues used for the different types of sharing.s used for the different types of sharing.
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Comments "It is recommended that the aspects of con"It is recommended that the aspects of contribution that may appeal to intrinsic motivations -such as fun associated with contribution- be highlighted, [which helps] contributors [being] less inclined to withdraw efforts as a result of future external appropriation." p.9lt of future external appropriation." p.9
Data source Scholarly articles  +
Google scholar url http://scholar.google.com/scholar?ie=UTF-8&q=%22Information%2Bsharing%2Band%2Bsocial%2Bcomputing%3A%2Bwhy%2C%2Bwhat%2C%2Band%2Bwhere%3F%22  +
Has author Oded Nov +
Has domain Information systems +
Has topic Literature review + , Contributor motivation +
Pages 1-18  +
Peer reviewed Yes  +
Publication type Journal article  +
Published in Advances in Computers +
Research design Literature review  +
Research questions Why do people share content, metainformatiWhy do people share content, metainformation, and programming knowledge with people they don't know, in return for no money? In a series of studies, the different drivers for information sharing in social computing systems are identified, and the effect of these drivers on actual level of sharing is estimated, using a combination of survey and system data from Wikipedia, Flickr and a number of open source software projects. This way, we gain a deeper understanding of why people share information, what type of information they share, and what are the venues used for the different types of sharing.s used for the different types of sharing.
Revid 11,173  +
Theories Undetermined
Theory type N/A  +
Title Information sharing and social computing: why, what, and where?
Unit of analysis Scholarly article  +
Url http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0065245809010018  +
Volume 76  +
Wikipedia coverage Case  +
Wikipedia data extraction N/A  +
Wikipedia language Not specified  +
Wikipedia page type N/A  +
Year 2009  +
Creation dateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 15 March 2012 20:29:02  +
Categories Literature review  + , Contributor motivation  + , Information systems  + , Publications with missing conclusion  + , Publications  +
Modification dateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 30 January 2014 20:29:03  +
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