Can cascades be predicted?

@inproceedings{Cheng2014CanCB,
  title={Can cascades be predicted?},
  author={J. Cheng and Lada A. Adamic and P. A. Dow and J. Kleinberg and J. Leskovec},
  booktitle={WWW},
  year={2014}
}
  • J. Cheng, Lada A. Adamic, +2 authors J. Leskovec
  • Published in WWW 2014
  • Computer Science, Physics, Mathematics
  • On many social networking web sites such as Facebook and Twitter, resharing or reposting functionality allows users to share others' content with their own friends or followers. As content is reshared from user to user, large cascades of reshares can form. While a growing body of research has focused on analyzing and characterizing such cascades, a recent, parallel line of work has argued that the future trajectory of a cascade may be inherently unpredictable. In this work, we develop a… CONTINUE READING
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