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ok, now we want to know the number of downloads! #figures
:)

--	Christophe.

Le 14 juin 09 à 16:24, Barry Wellman a écrit :

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> Valdis Krebs (@valdiskrebs in Twitter-speak) notes that Marin- 
> Wellman's
> intro paper for the SNA Handbook has gone "wildy wiral" since being
> mentioned on a Tweet. (I'm tempted to put "RT" before the last  
> sentence
> which as all Tweeps know, means ReTweet -- i.e. re-broadcast to  
> one's list
> of Twitter followers).
>
> Valdis modestly doesn't mention that he, himself, had something to  
> do with
> this mini-surge (we're still not a hot Trending Topic, unlike the  
> Jonas
> Brothers). Even more so was danah boyd (@zephoria), as one of the neat
> things about Twitter is that you can sorta track how people got their
> info. danah has more than 12K Twitter followers, as compared to my  
> 400+
> and valdis' 2200. Size matters! And interest in the field -- danah's
> audience includes a lot of online social media folks who seem to  
> have an
> interest in social network Analysis. And so possibly does centrality.
>
> The RT's boosted my Follower count from just over 400 to 468 in less
> than a day. I assume I'll lose much of these as they realize that I  
> am NOT
> filled with daly gems.
>
> Readers of SocNet will also note that I posted a similar  
> announcement on
> this list, but it is much harder to track the extent to which it had  
> an
> impact or was reposted.
>
> And Most Importantly, credit mostly goes to first author *** Alexandra
> Marin *** (@alimarin) who wrote (90%+) the thing, with my editorial
> kibbitzing and polishing. Some RTs name me 1st, unfortunately, which
> probably fits some Robert Merton principle about how Old Farts get  
> undue
> credit. Credit too to Handbook of Social Network Analysis coeditor  
> Peter
> Carrington for being wise and supportive. I expect the Handbook will  
> be
> great.
>
> Not to overly hog space, if you missed yesterday's post, and want to  
> see
> the article itself, it is on my website, in draft form:
>
> http://www.chass.utoronto.ca/~wellman/publications/newbies/newbies.pdf
>
> Barry Wellman
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