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More than Meets the Tie: Examining the Role of Interpersonal Relationships in Social Networks

  title={More than Meets the Tie: Examining the Role of Interpersonal Relationships in Social Networks},
  author={Minje Choi and Ceren Budak and Daniel M. Romero and David Jurgens},
Topics in conversations depend in part on the type of interpersonal relationship between speakers, such as friendship, kinship, or romance. Identifying these relationships can provide a rich description of how individuals communicate and reveal how relationships influence the way people share information. Using a dataset of more than 9.6M dyads of Twitter users, we show how relationship types influence language use, topic diversity, communication frequencies, and diurnal patterns of… 
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