|Title:||Programmable Protocols for Social Networks
|Authors:||Royi Ronen and Oded Shmueli
|Abstract:||We study automation in social networks using protocols. We introduce a generic social protocol which addresses the basic problem of making a determination of status regarding an entity in the social network (e.g., an event such as a party, a conference, a demonstration, a commercial offer etc.).
The generic protocol can be modified into a wide variety of concrete protocols corresponding to likely usages, using programming-like and sometimes query-based features such as deadlines and forwarding privileges.
The high usefulness of the protocol is demonstrated through examples of concrete protocols, and a prototype implementation over Twitter is presented.
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