Market systems as a source of individual contributive social capital scores

Sebastian Schams, Jan Hauffa, Maximilian Schmidt, Georg Groh

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Abstract

In online communication, it is often difficult to judge if an unknown person is competent, telling the truth or interested in honestly helping others. This leads to mistrust and social phenomena like echo chambers and misinformation campaigns. Creating transparency by introducing contributive social capital (CSC), a metric encompassing the competence, trustworthiness, and social responsibility of a user, could alleviate this problem. We investigate the utility of social capital market systems as information sources for the assessment of CSC.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationMensch und Computer 2019, MuC 2019 - Tagungsband
EditorsFlorian Alt, Andreas Bulling, Tanja Doring
PublisherAssociation for Computing Machinery
Pages421-425
Number of pages5
ISBN (Electronic)9781450371988
DOIs
StatePublished - 8 Sep 2019
Event2019 Conference on Mensch und Computer, MuC 2019 - Hamburg, Germany
Duration: 8 Sep 201911 Sep 2019

Publication series

NameACM International Conference Proceeding Series

Conference

Conference2019 Conference on Mensch und Computer, MuC 2019
Country/TerritoryGermany
CityHamburg
Period8/09/1911/09/19

Keywords

  • Contributive Social Capital
  • Market simulation
  • Social capital
  • Social capital markets
  • Virtual currencies

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