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20111115-2-NodeXL-Twitter-occupywallstreet network mentions and reply edges highlighted with labels | by Marc_Smith
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20111115-2-NodeXL-Twitter-occupywallstreet network mentions and reply edges highlighted with labels




These are the connections among the Twitter users who recently tweeted the word occupywallstreet when queried on November 15, 2011, scaled by numbers of followers (with outliers thresholded). Connections created when users reply, mention or follow one another. Relies and mentions edges are highlighted in blue, follows connections are grey. The data set starts on 11/15/2011 23:08 and ends on 11/15/2011 23:34 UTC, a total of 26 minutes of traffic.


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.


A larger version of the image is here:


Betweenness Centrality is defined here:


Clauset-Newman-Moore algorithm is defined here:


Top most between users:












Graph Metric: Value

Graph Type: Directed

Vertices: 1000

Unique Edges: 3546

Edges With Duplicates: 826

Total Edges: 4372

Self-Loops: 794

Connected Components: 241

Single-Vertex Connected Components: 230

Maximum Vertices in a Connected Component: 747

Maximum Edges in a Connected Component: 3998

Maximum Geodesic Distance (Diameter): 7

Average Geodesic Distance: 2.65438

Graph Density: 0.003246246

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