Vladimir Barash

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10 Apr 2012

Social media sites like Twitter enable users to engage in the spread of contagious phenomena: everything from information and rumors to social movements and virally marketed products.

In particular, Twitter has been observed to function as a platform for political discourse, allowing political movements...


21 Mar 2012

Drawing from a corpus of over 50 million Russian-language tweets collected between for a year until March 2011, this US paper creates a network map of 10,285 users comprising the ‘discussion core,’ and clustered them based on a combination of network features. The resulting segmentation...


2 Mar 2012

This paper summarizes the major findings of a three-year research project to investigate the Internet’s impact on Russian politics, media and society.

We employed multiple methods to study online activity: the mapping and study of the structure, communities and content of the blogosphere; an...

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