Social Spaces on the Internet: social ( signals + media )
Gossip, Diffusion, and Cascades
1. P. Alex Dow, Lada A. Adamic, and Adrien Friggeri. The Anatomy of Large Facebook Cascades. ICWSM2013.
2. Robert F. Goodman and Aaron Ben-Ze'ev. Good Gossip. University Press of Kansas. 1994. (see email)
3. Matthew J. Salganik and Duncan J. Watts. Leading the Herd Astray: An Experimental Study of Self-Fulfilling Prophecies in an Artificial Cultural Market. Soc Psychol Q. 2008 Fall; 74(4): 338.
Studying cascades and herding behavior is difficult. Imagine a
herding or cascade phenomenon you would like to explore. Frame
your exploration as a research question. Briefly describe a method to
study this phenomenon.
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