Big Social Data in Public Health: A Mixed-methods Case Study of Sundhed.dk's Facebook Strategy, Engagement, and Performance

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Big Social Data in Public Health : A Mixed-methods Case Study of Sundhed.dk's Facebook Strategy, Engagement, and Performance. / Hansen, Kjeld S.; Mukkamala, Raghava Rao; Hussain, Abid; Grønli, Tor Morten; Langberg, Henning; Vatrapu, Ravi.

In: Procedia Computer Science, Vol. 98, 2016, p. 298-307.

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Hansen, KS, Mukkamala, RR, Hussain, A, Grønli, TM, Langberg, H & Vatrapu, R 2016, 'Big Social Data in Public Health: A Mixed-methods Case Study of Sundhed.dk's Facebook Strategy, Engagement, and Performance', Procedia Computer Science, vol. 98, pp. 298-307. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.procs.2016.09.046

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Hansen, K. S., Mukkamala, R. R., Hussain, A., Grønli, T. M., Langberg, H., & Vatrapu, R. (2016). Big Social Data in Public Health: A Mixed-methods Case Study of Sundhed.dk's Facebook Strategy, Engagement, and Performance. Procedia Computer Science, 98, 298-307. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.procs.2016.09.046

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Hansen KS, Mukkamala RR, Hussain A, Grønli TM, Langberg H, Vatrapu R. Big Social Data in Public Health: A Mixed-methods Case Study of Sundhed.dk's Facebook Strategy, Engagement, and Performance. Procedia Computer Science. 2016;98:298-307. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.procs.2016.09.046

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Hansen, Kjeld S. ; Mukkamala, Raghava Rao ; Hussain, Abid ; Grønli, Tor Morten ; Langberg, Henning ; Vatrapu, Ravi. / Big Social Data in Public Health : A Mixed-methods Case Study of Sundhed.dk's Facebook Strategy, Engagement, and Performance. In: Procedia Computer Science. 2016 ; Vol. 98. pp. 298-307.

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