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1454 Deutsches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung 2015 Opinions expressed in this paper are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect views of the institute. Acknowledgement We thank Gert G. Wagner and Mathis Fräßdorf for their helpful comments and suggestions. We thank Klaus Tochtermann and the Leibniz Science 2.0 Research Association for(More)
In this paper we investigate the role of the academic status in the following behaviour of computer scientists on Twitter. Based on a uses and grati cations perspective, we focus on the activity of a Twitter account and the reciprocity of following relationships. We propose that the account activity addresses the users' information motive only, whereas the(More)
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