In the convergence culture we are witnessing the rise of social or consumer-generated media—social networks, social blogs, weblogs, podcasts, pictures and videos—that increase communication intensity between people. Key properties of social media, such as frequency, immediacy, permanence and interactivity, should also be the key properties of traditional media—television and newspapers. ... [Show full abstract] Unfortunately this is rarely the case.
This book chapter focuses on the possibility to use various social media and other informational and data channels for automatic generation of interactive social media news streams. We propose a network representation and the network model of spreadable media content serving as a basis of new application using the notion of persistent context and apply perpetual analytics on social media data streams, where every incoming observation is evaluated against all prior observations. We discuss our Guerrilla media application idea of tapping into collective intelligence and detecting messages from huge amount of social network accounts and spreading them through interactive social media news streams into the digital universe.