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Discovering influential bloggers will not only allow us to understand better the social activities taking place in the… Expand It is often argued that the internet poses a threat to traditional forms of authority. Within studies of religion online claims… Expand In recent years, the blogosphere has experienced a substantial increase in the number of posts published daily, forcing users to… Expand This paper reports on a year-long project in which students participated as both readers and writers of blogs. Specifically, this… Expand Opinion leaders are those who bring in new information, ideas, and opinions, then disseminate them down to the masses, and thus… Expand The growth of the blogosphere offers an unprecedented opportunity to study language and how people use it on a large scale. We… Expand Weblogs, or blogs have become an important new way to publish information, engage in discussions and form communities. The… Expand In this paper, we study the linking patterns and discussion topics of political bloggers. Our aim is to measure the degree of… Expand The "blogosphere" has been claimed to be a densely interconnected conversation, with bloggers linking to other bloggers… Expand We study the dynamics of information propagation in environments of low-overhead personal publishing, using a large collection of… Expand