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Studies on digital interaction in emergent users’ population are rare. We analyse the electronic data generated by users from Pakistan on Google Search Engine and WhatsApp to understand their information-seeking behaviour during the first wave of the Covid-19 pandemic. We study how the Pakistani public developed their understanding about the diseas...
People turn to search engines and social media to seek information during population-level events, such as during civil unrest, disease outbreaks, fires, or flood. They also tend to participate in discussions and disseminate information and opinions via social media forums, and smartphone messaging applications. COVID-19 pandemic was not any differ...
With the increase in contact list size of mobile phone users, the management and retrieval of contacts has becomes a tedious job. In this study, we analysed some important dimensions that can effectively contribute in predicting which contact a user is going to call at time t. We improved a state of the art algorithm, that uses frequency and recenc...