Differences in the mechanics of information diffusion across topics: idioms, political hashtags, and complex contagion on twitter
WWW, pp. 695-704, 2011.
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There is a widespread intuitive sense that different kinds of information spread differently on-line, but it has been difficult to evaluate this question quantitatively since it requires a setting where many different kinds of information spread in a shared environment. Here we study this issue on Twitter, analyzing the ways in which toke...More
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