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Follow my friends this Friday! An analysis of human-generated friendship recommendations

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Online social networks support users in a wide range of activities, such as sharing information and making recommendations. In Twitter, the hashtag #ff, or #followfriday, arose as a popular convention for users to create contact recommendations for others. Hitherto, there has not been any quantitative study of the effect of such human-generated recommendations. This paper is the first study of a large-scale corpus of human friendship recommendations based on such hashtags, using a large corpu...

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Peer reviewed

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10.1007/978-3-319-03260-3_5

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, SSD, Oxford Internet Institute
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Publisher:
Springer, Cham Publisher's website
Series:
Lecture Notes in Computer Science
Publication date:
2013-11-29
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978-3-319-03260-3
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uuid:5f1fe7f8-fb02-48de-a055-d338b4596528
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631354
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pubs:631354
ISBN:
978-3-319-03259-7
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