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, Big Data 2013
    PublisherIEEE
    Pages41-43
    Number of pages3
    ISBN (Print)9781479912926
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2013
    Event2013 IEEE International Conference on Big Data, Big Data 2013 - Santa Clara, CA, United States
    Duration: 6 Oct 20139 Oct 2013

    Conference

    Conference2013 IEEE International Conference on Big Data, Big Data 2013
    CountryUnited States
    CitySanta Clara, CA
    Period6/10/139/10/13

    Keywords

    • Social network services
    • Educational institutions
    • Media
    • Data mining
    • Conferences
    • Information management
    • Data handling

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    Yang, M., Zhou, Y., Zhou, Q., Chen, K., He, J., & Yang, X. (2013). Observation of Matthew Effects in Sina Weibo microblogger. In Proceedings 2013 IEEE International Conference on Big Data, Big Data 2013 (pp. 41-43). [6691796] IEEE. https://doi.org/10.1109/BigData.2013.6691796