Saturday 20 December, 2014

Research Says Tweet Much to Gain Popularity is not a Good Strategy

Visualisation of the spreading of messages on Twitter (retweets network in green) on the followers network (grey). The nodes represent users and their size is proportional to the number of followers that they have. Red indicates users who have written original tweets and yellow indicates users who have retweeted them. / Image adapted by A.J. Morales, R.M. Benito et al. - Social Networks

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British fund to boost science research in developing world

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