More Facebook Visualizations in the Wild

I knew that drawing visualizations of your Facebook friends network was fun, but I didn’t know it could get you published! This Facebook network visualization was published in the Journal of Social Structure Visualization Symposium.  As the author states, this visualization has some nice features: The angle of each wing is proportionate to its share…

ICWSM Keynote: Jon Kleinberg – Meme-tracking, Diffusion, and the Flow of Online Information

Intersection of news media, technology, and the political process.  Modern SM technology is a disruptive technology, similar to radio/TV in the 20th century.  How does information transmitted broadly by the media interact with the personal influence arising from social networks? SM erases difference between global and local influence, making more of a continuum.  Speed of…