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Measurement and analysis of online social networks

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Measurement and analysis of online social networks
Online social networking sites like Orkut, YouTube, and Flickr are among the most popular sites on the Internet. Users of these sites form a social network, which provides a powerful means of sharing, organizing, and finding content and contacts. The popularity of these sites provides an opportunity to study the characteristics of online social network graphs at large scale. Understanding these graphs is important, both to improve current systems and to design new applications of online social networks. This paper presents a large-scale measurement study and analysis of the structure of multiple online social networks. We examine data gathered from four popular online social networks: Flickr, YouTube, LiveJournal, and Orkut. We crawled the publicly accessible user links on each site, obtaining a large portion of each social network’s graph. Our
Alan Mislove, Massimiliano Marcon, P. Krishna Gumm
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Type Conference
Year 2007
Where IMC
Authors Alan Mislove, Massimiliano Marcon, P. Krishna Gummadi, Peter Druschel, Bobby Bhattacharjee
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