Individual behavior and social influence in online social systems

@inproceedings{Papagelis2011IndividualBA,
  title={Individual behavior and social influence in online social systems},
  author={Manos Papagelis and Vanessa Murdock and Roelof van Zwol},
  booktitle={HT},
  year={2011}
}
The capacity to collect and analyze the actions of individuals in online social systems at minute-by-minute time granularity offers new perspectives on collective human behavior research. Macroscopic analysis of massive datasets raises interesting observations of patterns in online social processes. But working at a large scale has its own limitations, since it typically doesn't allow for interpretations on a microscopic level. We examine how different types of individual behavior affect the… CONTINUE READING

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