An analysis of the Steam community network evolution

  title={An analysis of the Steam community network evolution},
  author={R. Becker and Y. Chernihov and Yuval Shavitt and Noa Zilberman},
  journal={2012 IEEE 27th Convention of Electrical and Electronics Engineers in Israel},
The Steam community network is a large social network of players on the Steam gaming platform, with over 30 million users to date. In this paper we introduce an analysis of the Steam community network in 2011, looking at the characteristics of the users network and the connectivity graph. We next present the evolution of the network over time and show how the network has changed over the years. Last, we analyze the role of games and groups in the Steam community. This work is the first to… CONTINUE READING
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