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Thread: After @icsjournal's "APIcalypse" issue & #IC2S2 2019, it's clear many are asking what the future holds for social media data. After working on privacy & data access at FB for > a year, I have thoughts. Thread ends w little known source for fb page data so read it
In 2011, @seanjwestwood & I ran a (IRB-approved) study using Facebook's graph API to analyze participants' entire ego network on the fly, have strong v weak ties endorse experimental post (stimulus), then re-render participants’ News Feeds. Those days are over.
The API was meant for developers to build on top of the social graph, but approvals were friendly to researchers. The scope of the data was startling & thankfully Sean had the foresight to delete data beyond what was necessary for analysis & publication.
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special delivery for #IC2S2 - our latest in Nature Human Behavior:…

Five years in the making. Accompanied by my essay in @HarvardBiz:…

Findings may be relevant to a range of scholars, CSS, diffusion, #ScienceOfScience thread [1/n]
Diffusion processes impact broad aspects of human society. our knowledge is mainly limited to spreading in non-substitutive systems. Yet, many ideas, products and behaviors spread by substitution-to adopt a new one, agents often need to give up an existing one 2/
We find that, in substitutive systems, ranging from phones, cars, apps, and scientific fields, their early spreading patterns are characterized by power law scaling with non-integer exponents, in contrast to exponential growth customary in such processes. 3/
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