Distinguishing topical and social groups based on common identity and bond theory

@article{Grabowicz2013DistinguishingTA,
  title={Distinguishing topical and social groups based on common identity and bond theory},
  author={P. A. Grabowicz and L. M. Aiello and V. Egu{\'i}luz and A. Jaimes},
  journal={ArXiv},
  year={2013},
  volume={abs/1309.2199}
}
Social groups play a crucial role in social media platforms because they form the basis for user participation and engagement. Groups are created explicitly by members of the community, but also form organically as members interact. Due to their importance, they have been studied widely (e.g., community detection, evolution, activity, etc.). One of the key questions for understanding how such groups evolve is whether there are different types of groups and how they differ. In Sociology… Expand
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