Tag Archives: analysis

How efficient is your Twitter network?

Valdis Krebs just wrote a great blog post about his strategy of maximizing his Twitter network efficiency. We all know, the more people you are following on Twitter, the more difficult it gets to keep in touch with all of them. Most often you are reducing your network size by selectively reading about and replying […]

Measuring relevant networks

See our friends, see the sights, feel alright (Supergrass) Relevant net I’ve already mentioned the paper by┬áBernardo A. Huberman, Daniel M. Romero and Fang Wu about Twitter’s social networks (pdf). The point that interested me most was the distinction between contacts and friends. Especially for people with a liberal following policy (i.e. that follow back […]

Reading the Global Database of Wishes

Google’s new Insights for Search allows us to see what the world is looking for. A few months ago, I wrote a post for my German blog that described Google as a global database of people’s will to knowledge and of their wishes (this of course echoes John Batelle’s famous phrase). In that particular post […]

FFSixDegrees – take a closer look at your Friendfeed network

Just finished (for the moment) a small application that can be used for social network analysis of Friendfeed data. See for example this visualization of my Friendfeed contact network. The application loads your contacts and your contacts’ contacts from Friendfeed and not only displays your number of friends and friends-of-friends but also the five most […]