Data from: Geographies of an online social network

Balázs Lengyel, Attila Varga, Bence Ságvári, Ákos Jakobi & János Kertész
How is online social media activity structured in the geographical space? Recent studies have shown that in spite of earlier visions about the “death of distance”, physical proximity is still a major factor in social tie formation and maintenance in virtual social networks. Yet, it is unclear, what are the characteristics of the distance dependence in online social networks. In order to explore this issue the complete network of the former major Hungarian online social...

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  • Eötvös Loránd University
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  • Hungarian Academy of Sciences
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  • Budapest University of Technology and Economics
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  • Central European University
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  • University of Arizona
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