Information dynamics shape the sexual networks of Internet-mediated prostitution

@article{Rocha2010InformationDS,
  title={Information dynamics shape the sexual networks of Internet-mediated prostitution},
  author={Luis E. C. Rocha and Fredrik Liljeros and Petter Holme},
  journal={Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences},
  year={2010},
  volume={107},
  pages={5706 - 5711}
}
  • Luis E. C. Rocha, Fredrik Liljeros, Petter Holme
  • Published 2010
  • Physics, Medicine, Sociology
  • Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
  • Like many other social phenomena, prostitution is increasingly coordinated over the Internet. The online behavior affects the offline activity; the reverse is also true. We investigated the reported sexual contacts between 6,624 anonymous escorts and 10,106 sex buyers extracted from an online community from its beginning and six years on. These sexual encounters were also graded and categorized (in terms of the type of sexual activities performed) by the buyers. From the temporal, bipartite… CONTINUE READING

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