Towards semantically-interlinked online communities

In this article Breslin et al. presented different types of online communities and tools that were at that time used to build and support online communities. As I discovered and stated in previous posts, those communities are islands that are not interlinked. The authors als presented the SIOC ontology. The goal of SIOC (Semantically-Interlinked Online Communities) is to interconnect these online communities. Community sites can include many discussion primitives, such as bulletin boards, weblogs and mailing lists, which are grouped under the concept of forum.

Walls between social networks by Berners Lee

Walls between social networks by Berners Lee

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Interlinking the social web with semantics

In this project, I will analyze the semantics in twitter feeds and the profile of a user. To gain more insight in the relation between the current semantic web and social web, I searched for some relevant articles. In this post I write a summary of the article by Bojars et al. titled “Interlinking the social web with semantics”.

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