What ‘going viral’ looks like

As someone with a preference for information that is concrete, practical, tangible and real, I appreciate Microsoft Labs infographic and 3-minute video describing the power of social network viral: what it is, what it looks like and how to track it moving forward. (Source Fastco’s Infographic of the Day: Watch Microsoft Visualize Viral Content.) In […]

MINORITY RULES: SCIENTISTS DISCOVER TIPPING POINT FOR THE SPREAD OF IDEAS

physorg.com July 25, 2011 Scientists at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute have found that when just 10 percent of the population holds an unshakable belief, their belief will always be adopted by the majority of the society. The scientists, who are members of the Social Cognitive Networks Academic Research Center (SCNARC) at Rensselaer, used computational and analytical […]

Inside Social Networkers – People who visit Facebook 5+ times a day get more support

Research Brief: Social Networkers Under A Microscope According to a new survey from The Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project, designed to examine the social impact of widespread use of social networking sites (SNS) like Facebook, LinkedIn, MySpace, and Twitter, Facebook dominates the SNS space with 92% of SNS users using Facebook, 29% […]