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Social media reading list: Christakis and Fowler, Connected

Claude Fischer, professor of sociology | July 22, 2011

[ Connected: The Surprising Power of Our Social Networks and How They Shape Our Lives is part of the 2011 Summer Reading List at UC Berkeley. The theme this year is “Social Media.”] A couple of years ago, social scientists Nicholas Christakis and James Fowler got a lot of media attention for new research suggesting that people … Continue reading »