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I use this little tidbit when I intro networks in a class, or at cocktail
parties.

"I study social networks.  Facebook did not invent them.  Humans did 20000
years ago or so."

J

On Sunday, June 16, 2013, John T. Maloney wrote:

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>
> Hi -
>
>        * "**** it is possible to correct Wikipedia entries to correct
> misinformation**"***
>
> Yes, that would be great.
>
> Does anyone know an eager grad student(s), SOCNET member, SNA scholar or
> Sun Belt delegation that would like to tackle this assignment? If yes,
> please correct the  ridiculous claims in the Wikipedia* 'social graph'* entry
> first.
>
> *http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Social_graph*<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Social_graph>
>
> At this stage I have neither the temperament, forbearance or theintestinal fortitude to correct
> claims like this one in Wikipedia:
>
>         "*Facebook's social graph is the largest social network dataset
> in the**  ** world*."* -**** Wikipedia***
>
> Correction, and to paraphrase* Bob Dylan*, "*The answer, my friend, is
> blowin' in the Stellar Wind**.**"*
>
> These misstatements and inaccuracies need to be corrected with patience,perseverance,rigor and scholarship.
>
> There is no more noble SOCNET community contribution!
>
> The whole world is watching.
>
> Cordially,
>
> -j
>
>
>
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> Subject: Re: [SOCNET] what the ??
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> Keep in mind that it is possible to correct Wikipedia entries to correct
> misinformation like this.
>
> Steve
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