lunes, 3 de octubre de 2011

Está Twitter Dominado por el 0.05% de sus Usuarios?

Para aquellos amantes del Twitter una interesante nota de Felix Salmon en su Blog en Reuters.... .
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...A study conducted by sociologists working for Yahoo concluded that 50 percent of all the tweets come from just 20,000 users. “It’s really dominated by this media-celebrity-blogger elite,” says Duncan Watts, one of the researchers. “It’s a small number of users who are hyperconnected, and then there’s everybody else just paying attention to those people.”...
...What we actually found is the following: if you take a random Twitter user and look at their feed, roughly 50% of the tweets that you see will come from one of 20,000 users. What we did NOT find is that 50% of all tweets originate from one of 20K users. That is NOT true, and actually is impossible given rate limits on posting tweets.
..For perspective, every day, the world writes the equivalent of a 10 million-page book in Tweets or 8,163 copies of Leo Tolstoy’s War and Peace...


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