Conversation Agent - Valeria Maltoni - Twitter is a Social Network

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It's interesting to see how one's own interactions change over time when using Twitter, Plurk and other social media. Connections are important; I've noticed that, after an initial flurry of social experimentation (friend gathering), I tend to settle on a small # of close friends that stays relatively constant. These are people I seek out every day, for multiple reasons.

I like Plurk becasue it's easier to follow conversations and threads. I still use Twitter but more for posts that I don't need to follow as closely.

Hi, Valeria. I like this post very much. It's a very intuitive way to think about Twitter and social networks in general.

I'm intrigued by the similarities between atomic theory, node theory (in consumer behavior) and neural networks. Social networks very much mirror all of these three.

It reminds us that in nature there are multiple levels of 'connectedness' and networks that influence our lives and actions. As marketers we must understand this if we are going to be effective.

This is such an insightful and well written post. Really great stuff to think about :-)

Maria Reyes-McDavis

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