The World of Connections and Information Flow in Twitter
IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, Part A, pp. 991-998, 2012.
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Information propagation in online social networks like Twitter is unique in that word-of-mouth propagation and traditional media sources coexist. We collect a large amount of data from Twitter to compare the relative roles different types of users play in information flow. Using empirical data on the spread of news about major internation...More
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