Kodai Saito

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The number of followers is acknowledged as the presumably most basic popularity measure of Twitter users. However, because it is subjected to manipulations and therefore may be deceptive, some alternative methods for ranking Twitter users that take into account users' activities such as the tweet and retweet rate have been proposed. We show that there are(More)
In the Twitter blogosphere, the number of followers is probably the most basic and succinct quantity for measuring popularity of users. However, the number of followers can be manipulated in various ways; we can even buy follows. Therefore, alternative popularity measures for Twitter users on the basis of, for example, users' tweets and retweets, have been(More)
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