Social Networks Under Stress

@article{Romero2016SocialNU,
  title={Social Networks Under Stress},
  author={Daniel M. Romero and Brian Uzzi and Jon M. Kleinberg},
  journal={ArXiv},
  year={2016},
  volume={abs/1602.00572}
}
Social network research has begun to take advantage of fine-grained communications regarding coordination, decision-making, and knowledge sharing. These studies, however, have not generally analyzed how external events are associated with a social network's structure and communicative properties. Here, we study how external events are associated with a network's change in structure and communications. Analyzing a complete dataset of millions of instant messages among the decision-makers in a… 

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