How many friends do you have?
Pollet, T., Roberts, S., & Dunbar, R. (2011). Use of Social Network Sites and Instant Messaging Does Not Lead to Increased Offline Social Network Size, or to Emotionally Closer Relationships with Offline Network Members Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking, 14 (4), 253-258 DOI: 10.1089/cyber.2010.0161
I recently happened to read this new article (access here). Its main interest is that it is part of two broader debates on, respectively, the size of personal networks and the impact of online communication on socialisation.
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Tags: Network Analysis, Social science data, social theory, Sociology, Statistical modeling, Web-based social networks
I am an economic sociologist with interest in social networks and their impact on markets, organisations, consumer choice and health.
My research also includes work in social science methodology and data.
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