This research, led by Joni Salminen, explores the value of personas for supporting professional advertisers designing social media advertising.
The APG Team and collaborators have been pushing, perhaps defining, the field of data-driven personas with host of research articles published so far in 2020. We provide the articles and please reach out if interested in collaboration or if you have questions about specific research. Would be great to hear from you!
Beginning January 2021, the APG Team is leading a digital privacy project funded via a research award from Facebook. We thank the researchers at Facebook for their interest in and support of this project.
We are putting the finished touches on our book, Data-Driven Personas by Bernard J. Jansen, Joni O. Salminen, Soon-Gyo Jung, and Kathleen Guan, Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU) and University College London. Morgan & Claypool Publishers. The book is comprised of 12 chapters (10 content chapters, plus an introduction and conclusion chapter) divided into 6 …
We are almost finished with our book, Data-Driven Personas by Bernard J. Jansen, Joni O. Salminen, Soon-Gyo Jung, and Kathleen Guan, Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU) and University College London. Morgan & Claypool Publishers. Sending out some acknowledgements early
As paper-based personas move to interactive persona analytics systems, online companies face large user populations, making segmentation a daunting exercise, along with creating actionable data-driven personas from these large datasets. In this research, we demonstrate an approach that facilitates user segmentation. The approach leverages product dissemination and product impact metrics with normalized Shannon entropy.
For our forthcoming book, “Data-Driven Personas”, one of the personas that we are designing the book’s content for is the system designer, Sam.