Paper on mobile health apps published

The article, entitled “Who is tracking health on mobile devices: A behavioral logfile analysis in Hong Kong”, has been published on JMIR mHealth and uHealth by Lu Guan, Tai-quan Peng, and Jonathan Zhu. In their article, they analyzed users’ mHealth app activities from a representative panel of about 2500 users in Hong Kong. Their findings

Lingfei Wu accepts faculty position at University of Pittsburgh

Congratulations to Dr. Lingfei Wu, who has accepted a faculty position in the School of Computing and Information at the University of Pittsburgh. After graduation from the Web Mining Lab in 2013, Lingfei worked at Baidu, Arizona State University and University of Chicago, respectively. He has published dozens of articles in top-tier journals, including Nature,

Special issue on computational social science (CSS) published at Asian Journal of Communication

Asian Journal of Communication, an SSCI journal with a dedicated focus on Asian communication research, has published a special issue co-edited by three members of the lab, Dr. Jonathan Zhu, Dr. Winson Peng, and Dr. Hai Liang. The full volume can be accessed at https://www.tandfonline.com/toc/rajc20/29/3?nav=tocList. The theme of the special issue is “Introducing Computational Social Science

Paper on user analytics method goes online

The article, entitled “Applying user analytics to uses and effects of social media in China”, has been published in the special issue of Asian Journal of Communication on applying computational methods to communication research in Asia- Pacific, by Jonathan Zhu, Yixin Zhou, Lu Guan, Lei Hou, Anqi Shen and Heng Lu. In the article, they introduced