Thursday, February 11, 2010

People Share News Online That Inspires Awe, Researchers Find

Findings - People Share News Online That Inspires Awe, Researchers Find - NYTimes.com
From the Feb. 4, 2010, New York Times:
Sociologists have developed elaborate theories of who spreads gossip and news — who tells whom, who matters most in social networks — but they’ve had less success measuring what kind of information travels fastest. Do people prefer to spread good news or bad news? Would we rather scandalize or enlighten?
Which stories do social creatures want to share, and why?"

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