This paper presents a Bluetooth-triggered friend-of-a-friend (FOAF) presence notification application as a means to improve the accuracy of social graphs detected via mobile networks. By checking for common contacts between co-present users, it both introduces users who are not already acquainted, and improves the accuracy of the detected social graph.
Friend of a Friend (FOAF) introductions are an effective means to grow detected social graphs in mobile applications. By detecting triadic closure in the social graph they both introduce co-present users who are not already acquainted, and improve the accuracy of the social graph. We searched for the presence of triadic closure in a real mobile social… (More)