Social Media Roles: spammers and flamers

Answer people and discussion people are critical to many social media spaces.  Many hosts of communities want to attract and retain them.  When these types of participants contribute to a social media space the results can be very positive: questions…

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Social media roles: patterns of behavior over time

Participants in social media are not all the same.  People who contribute to social media come in "flavors" that are created by each participant's patterns of activity and connection.  In the post "Distinguishing social network attributes of online social roles…

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