Trust and manipulation in social networks

  title={Trust and manipulation in social networks},
  author={Manuel F{\"o}rster and Ana Mauleon and Vincent Vannetelbosch},
  journal={Network Science},
We investigate the role of manipulation in a model of opinion formation where agents have opinions about some common question of interest. Agents repeatedly communicate with their neighbors in the social network, can exert some effort to manipulate the trust of others, and update their opinions taking weighted averages of neighbors’ opinions. The incentives… CONTINUE READING