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2014

Inferring User Interests in the Twitter Social Network (to appear)
Parantapa Bhattacharya, Muhammad Bilal Zafar, Niloy Ganguly, Saptarshi Ghosh and Krishna Gummadi ACM Recommender System Conference (RecSys), Short Paper, 2014.

People on Drugs: Credibility of User Statements in Health Communities
Subhabrata Mukherjee, Gerhard Weikum and Cristian Danescu-Niculescu-Mizil ACM SIGKDD Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (KDD), 2014.

Towards Detecting Anomalous User Behavior in Online Social Networks
Bimal Viswanath, Muhammad Ahmad Bashir, Mark Crovella, Saikat Guha, Krishna Gummadi, Balachander Krishnamurthy and Alan Mislove Usenix Security Symposium, 2014.

Understanding and Specifying Social Access Control Lists
Mainack Mondal, Yabing Liu, Bimal Viswanath, Krishna P. Gummadi and Alan Mislove Symposium on Usable Privacy and Security (SOUPS), 2014.
Distinguished paper award

How Community Feedback Shapes User Behavior
Justin Cheng, Cristian Danescu-Niculescu-Mizil and Jure Leskovec International Conference on Weblogs and Social Media (ICWSM), 2014.

How to Ask for a Favor: A Case Study on the Success of Altruistic Requests
Tim Althoff, Cristian Danescu-Niculescu-Mizil and Dan Jurafsky International Conference on Weblogs and Social Media (ICWSM), 2014.

Quantifying Information Overload in Social Media and its Impact on Social Contagions
Manuel Gomez-Rodriguez, Krishna P. Gummadi and Bernhard Schoelkopf International Conference on Weblogs and Social Media (ICWSM), 2014.

Does Content Determine Information Popularity in Social Media? A Case Study of YouTube Videos' Content and their Popularity
Flavio Figueiredo, Jussara Almeida, Fabricio Benevenuto and Krishna P. Gummadi. ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI), Short Paper, 2014.

Beyond Access Control: Managing Online Privacy via Exposure
Mainack Mondal, Peter Druschel, Krishna P. Gummadi and Alan Mislove. Workshop on Usable Security (USEC), 2014.

Deep Twitter Diving: Exploring Topical Groups in Microblogs at Scale
Parantapa Bhattacharya, Saptarshi Ghosh, Juhi Kulshrestha, Mainack Mondal, Muhammad Bilal Zafar, Niloy Ganguly, and Krishna P. Gummadi. Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing (CSCW), 2014.

2013

On Sampling the Wisdom of Crowds: Random vs. Expert Sampling of the Twitter Stream
Saptarshi Ghosh, Muhammad Bilal Zafar, Parantapa Bhattacharya, Naveen Sharma, Niloy Ganguly and Krishna P. Gummadi. International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM), Short Paper, 2013.

No country for old members: User lifecycle and linguistic change in online communities
Cristian Danescu-Niculescu-Mizil, Robert West, Dan Jurafsky, Jure Leskovec and Christopher Potts. World Wide Web Conference (WWW), 2013.
Best paper award

A computational approach to politeness with application to social factors
Cristian Danescu-Niculescu-Mizil, Moritz Sudhof, Dan Jurafsky, Jure Leskovec and Christopher Potts. Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), 2013.

2012

Defending against large-scale crawls in online social networks
Mainack Mondal, Bimal Viswanath, Allen Clement, Peter Druschel, Krishna P. Gummadi, Alan Mislove and Ansley Post. ACM International Conference on emerging Networking EXperiments and Technologies (ACM CONEXT), December 2012.

Predicting Emerging Social Conventions in Online Social Networks
Farshad Kooti, Winter Mason, Krishna P. Gummadi, and Meeyoung Cha. ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM), October 2012.

Keeping Information Safe from Social Networking Apps
Bimal Viswanath, Emre Kiciman and Stefan Saroiu. ACM SIGCOMM Workshop on Online Social Networks (WOSN), August 2012.

Cognos: Crowdsourcing Search for Topic Experts in Microblogs
Saptarshi Ghosh, Naveen Kumar Sharma, Fabricio Benevenuto, Niloy Ganguly, and Krishna P. Gummadi. Annual SIGIR Conference (SIGIR), August 2012.

Inferring Who-is-Who in the Twitter Social Network
Naveen Kumar Sharma, Saptarshi Ghosh, Fabricio Benevenuto, Niloy Ganguly, and Krishna P. Gummadi. ACM SIGCOMM Workshop on Online Social Networks (WOSN), August 2012.

Geographical Dissection of the Twitter Network
Juhi Kulshrestha, Farshad Kooti, Ashkan Nikravesh, and Krishna Gummadi. International Conference on Weblogs and Social Media (ICWSM), Dublin, Ireland, June 2012.

The Emergence of Conventions in Online Social Networks
Farshad Kooti, Haeryun Yang, Meeyoung Cha, Krishna Gummadi, and Winter A. Mason. International Conference on Weblogs and Social Media (ICWSM), Dublin, Ireland, June 2012.
Best paper award

Understanding and Combating Link Farming in the Twitter Social Network
Saptarshi Ghosh, Bimal Viswanath, Farshad Kooti, Naveen Kumar Sharma, Korlam Gautam, Fabricio Benevenuto, Niloy Ganguly, and Krishna P. Gummadi. World Wide Web Conference (WWW), Lyon, France, April 2012.

Canal: Scaling social network-based Sybil tolerance schemes
Bimal Viswanath, Mainack Mondal, Krishna P. Gummadi, Alan Mislove, and Ansley Post. European Conference on Computer Systems (EuroSys), Bern, Switzerland, April 2012.

Exploring the design space of social network-based Sybil defenses
Bimal Viswanath, Mainack Mondal, Allen Clement, Peter Druschel, Krishna P. Gummadi, Alan Mislove, and Ansley Post. International Conference on Communication Systems and Networks (COMSNETS), invited paper, Bangalore, India, January 2012.

2011

On Word-of-Mouth Based Discovery of the Web
Tiago Rodrigues, Fabricio Benevenuto, Meeyoung Cha, Krishna P. Gummadi, and Virgilio Almeida. Usenix/ACM Internet Measurement Conference (IMC), Berlin, Germany, November 2011.

Analyzing Facebook privacy settings: User expectations vs. reality
Yabing Liu, Krishna P. Gummadi, Balachander Krishnamurthy, and Alan Mislove. Usenix/ACM Internet Measurement Conference (IMC), Berlin, Germany, November 2011.

Media landscape in Twitter: A World of New Conventions and Political Diversity
Jisun An, Meeyoung Cha, Krishna P. Gummadi, and Jon Crowcroft. International AAAI Conference on Weblogs and Social Media (ICWSM), Barcelona, Spain, July 2011.

Sharing Social Content from Home: A Measurement-driven Feasibility Analysis
Massimiliano Marcon, Bimal Viswanath, Meeyoung Cha, and Krishna P. Gummadi. International Workshop on Network and Operating Systems Support for Digital Audio and Video (NOSSDAV), Vancouver, Canada, June 2011.

Bazaar: Strengthening user reputations in online marketplaces
Ansley Post, Vijit Shah, and Alan Mislove. Symposium on Networked Systems Design and Implementation (NSDI), Boston, MA, March 2011.

2010

Addressing the Privacy Management Crisis in Online Social Networks
Krishna P. Gummadi, Alan Mislove, and Balachander Krishnamurthy. IAB Workshop on Internet Privacy, Boston, MA, December 2010. (Position Paper)

An Analysis of Social Network-based Sybil Defenses
Bimal Viswanath, Ansley Post, Krishna P. Gummadi, and Alan Mislove. ACM SIGCOMM 2010 (SIGCOMM), New Delhi, India, August 2010.

Measuring User Influence in Twitter: The Million Follower Fallacy
Meeyoung Cha, Hamed Haddadi, Fabricio Benevenuto,and Krishna P. Gummadi. International AAAI Conference on Weblogs and Social Media (ICWSM), Washington, DC, May 2010.

You are who you know: Inferring user profiles in Online Social Networks
Alan Mislove, Bimal Viswanath, Krishna P. Gummadi, and Peter Druschel. ACM International Conference on Web Search and Data Mining (WSDM), New York, NY, February 2010.

2009

Characterizing User Behavior in Online Social Networks
Fabrício Benevenuto, Tiago Rodrigues, Meeyoung Cha, and Virgílio Almeida. Usenix/ACM SIGCOMM Internet Measurement Conference (IMC), Chicago, Illinois, November 2009.

On the Evolution of User Interaction in Facebook
Bimal Viswanath, Alan Mislove, Meeyoung Cha, and Krishna P. Gummadi. ACM SIGCOMM Workshop on Social Networks (WOSN), Barcelona, Spain, August 2009.

A Measurement-driven Analysis of Information Propagation in the Flickr Social Network
Meeyoung Cha, Alan Mislove, and Krishna P. Gummadi. World Wide Web Conference (WWW), Madrid, Spain, April 2009
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2008

Growth of the Flickr social network
Alan Mislove, Hema Swetha Koppula, Krishna P. Gummadi, Peter Druschel, Bobby Bhattacharjee. Workshop on Online Social Networks (WOSN), Seattle, August 2008.

Characterizing Social Cascades in Flickr
Meeyoung Cha, Alan Mislove, Ben Adams, Krishna P. Gummadi. Workshop on Online Social Networks (WOSN), Seattle, August 2008.

Ostra: Leveraging trust to thwart unwanted communication
Alan Mislove, Ansley Post, Krishna P.Gummadi, Peter Druschel. Conference of Networked Systems Design and Implementation (NSDI), San Francisco, CA, April 2008.

2007

Measurement and Analysis of Online Social Networks
Alan Mislove, Massilmiliano Marcon, Krishna P. Gummadi, Peter Druschel, Bobby Bhattacharjee. ACM/USENIX Internet Measurement Conference (IMC), San Diego, CA, October 2007.

Exploiting Social Interactions in Mobile Systems
Andrew G. Miklas, Kiran K. Gollu, Kelvin K.W. Chan, Stefan Saroiu, Krishna P. Gummadi, and Eyal de Lara. International Conference on Ubiquitous Computing (UbiComp), Innsbruck, Austria, September 2007.

2006

Exploiting Social Networks for Internet Search
Alan Mislove, Krishna P. Gummadi, Peter Druschel. Workshop on Hot Topics in Networks (HotNets), Irvine, CA, November 2006

News

Saptarshi Ghosh is awarded a Humboldt Postdoctoral Research Fellowship
July 2014

Mainack Mondal, Bimal Viswanath and Krishna Gummadi, along with their co-authors win SOUPS distinguished paper award
July 2014

Juhi Kulshrestha receives Google Anita Borg Scholarship
May 2013

Cristian Danescu-Niculescu-Mizil wins WWW best paper award
May 2013