Posts Tagged with sna

LinkedIn adds connection mapping for member profiles

January 25, 2011 - LinkedIn's new service is very cool, allowing a user to label the various groups she discerns among her contacts. The cluster mapping was, as far as I could tell, very accurate. Here's the map for Henry Copeland.

Wikipedia social network analysis discovers hierarchies

December 16, 2010 - "Early results may indicate that Wikipedia isn’t as communal, egalitarian and free of division of labor as thought. Hierarchies featuring bosses and workers, elites and the not-so-elite, have developed. This may, in fact, be necessary when humans organize to produce something as complex as an encyclopedia, despite the essentially democratic nature of network technologies that can, theoretically, allow anyone to ... more

Twitter mapping

October 5, 2010 - Wondering who is the hub in a small network? Sometimes it's not the account with 50,000 followers who connects the best within a company or industry, but an account with just 50 followers. Get us a list of people and we'll map their relationships so you can figure out the hidden influencers.