Observation of Matthew effects in Sina Weibo microblogger

Mengmeng Yang, Yi Zhou*, Qu Zhou, Kai Chen, Jianhua He, Xiaokang Yang

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Abstract

This paper researches on Matthew Effect in Sina Weibo microblogger. We choose the microblogs in the ranking list of Hot Microblog App in Sina Weibo microblogger as target of our study. The differences of repost number of microblogs in the ranking list between before and after the time when it enter the ranking list of Hot Microblog app are analyzed. And we compare the spread features of the microblogs in the ranking list with those hot microblogs not in the list and those ordinary microblogs of users who have some microblog in the ranking list before. Our study proves the existence of Matthew Effect in social network.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings : 2013 IEEE International Conference on Big Data
EditorsXiaohua Hu, Tsau Young Lin, Vijay Raghavan, et al
Place of PublicationPiscataway, NJ (US)
PublisherIEEE
Pages41-43
Number of pages3
ISBN (Print)978-1-4799-1292-6, 978-1-4799-1293-3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2013
Event1st IEEE international conference on Big Data 2013 - Santa Clara, CA, United States
Duration: 6 Oct 20139 Oct 2013

Conference

Conference1st IEEE international conference on Big Data 2013
Abbreviated titleIEEE BigData 2013
CountryUnited States
CitySanta Clara, CA
Period6/10/139/10/13

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