An Overview of SMOB 2: Open, Semantic and Distributed Microblogging


  • Alexandre Passant DERI, National University Ireland Galway
  • Uldis Bojars Digital Enterprise Research Institute
  • John Breslin Digital Enterprise Research Institute
  • Tuukka Hastrup University of Jyvaskyl
  • Milan Stankovic Universite Paris-Sorbonne
  • Philippe Laublet Universite Paris-Sorbonne


social web, semantic web, linked data, microblogging


This short paper provides an overview of the architecture and features of SMOB 2 — a platform for open, semantic and distributed microblogging combining social web principles and state-of-the-art semantic web and linked data technologies.




How to Cite

Passant, A., Bojars, U., Breslin, J., Hastrup, T., Stankovic, M., & Laublet, P. (2010). An Overview of SMOB 2: Open, Semantic and Distributed Microblogging. Proceedings of the International AAAI Conference on Web and Social Media, 4(1), 303-306. Retrieved from