These are the connections among the Twitter users who recently tweeted the word gatesfoundation when queried on January 6, 2012, scaled by numbers of followers (with outliers thresholded). Connections created when users reply, mention or follow one another. The data set starts on 12/30/2011 8:52 and ends on 1/6/2012 19:00 UTC. Green lines are "follows" relationships, blue lines are "reply" or "mentions" relationships.
Layout created with the "Group Layout" feature of NodeXL which tiles bounded regions for each cluster. Clusters calculated by the Clauset-Newman-Moore algorithm are also encoded by color.
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Betweenness Centrality is defined here: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Centrality#Betweenness_centrality
Clauset-Newman-Moore algorithm is defined here: pre.aps.org/abstract/PRE/v70/i6/e066111
Top most between users:
Graph Metric: Value
Graph Type: Directed
Unique Edges: 1214
Edges With Duplicates: 1031
Total Edges: 2245
Connected Components: 19
Single-Vertex Connected Components: 17
Maximum Vertices in a Connected Component: 493
Maximum Edges in a Connected Component: 2205
Maximum Geodesic Distance (Diameter): 8
Average Geodesic Distance: 2.148978
Graph Density: 0.005935818
NodeXL Version: 18.104.22.168
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