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Exchange of information

In this video Wander Jager explains that information travels differently through social networks than a virus

In this video Wander Jager explains that information is spreading differently through social networks than a virus. Moreover, hubs may be followed by many people, but they don’t follow back, indicating that links are “directed”. Additionally, norms play a role in networks, and also norms operate differently on a network than the spreading of a virus.

In which situations do you usually follow the norm, and in which situations do you (sometimes) deviate from the norm? How do you feel when you are deviating from the norm?

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