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Friends and neighbors on the Web
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We show that some factors are better indicators of social connections than others, and that these indicators vary between user populations. Expand
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The political blogosphere and the 2004 U.S. election: divided they blog
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We study the linking patterns and discussion topics of political bloggers. Expand
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Exposure to ideologically diverse news and opinion on Facebook
Not getting all sides of the news? People are increasingly turning away from mass media to social media as a way of learning news and civic information. Bakshy et al. examined the news that millionsExpand
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The dynamics of viral marketing
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We present an analysis of a person-to-person recommendation network, consisting of 4 million people who made 16 million recommendations on half a million products. Expand
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Search in Power-Law Networks
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We introduce a number of local search strategies that utilize high degree nodes in power-law graphs and that have costs scaling sublinearly with the size of the graph. Expand
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The role of social networks in information diffusion
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We examine the role of social networks in online information diffusion with a large-scale field experiment that randomizes exposure to signals about friends' information sharing among 253 million subjects in situ. Expand
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The Political Blogosphere and the 2004 U
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A method and apparatus is provided for installing receptacles at the upper ends of one or more lower well flow conductors left in place in the well below the surface for receiving the lower ends of corresponding upper flow conductor sections having surface controlled subsurface safety valves connected therein. Expand
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Expertise networks in online communities: structure and algorithms
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We analyze the Java Forum, a large online help-seeking community, using social network analysis methods. Expand
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How to search a social network
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We address the question of how participants in a small world experiment are able to find short paths in a social network using only local information about their immediate contacts. Expand
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Can cascades be predicted?
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We find that the relative growth of a cascade becomes more predictable as we observe more of its reshares, and that initially, breadth, rather than depth in a cascade is a better indicator of larger cascades. Expand
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