Eclectic Curiosity

Posted on October 16th, 2004, by Steve Hardy in Archives, Uncategorized. No Comments

Often hubs will have ties within a core group and also be connected to an outside source of information. …[O]pinion leaders are more “cosmopolite” than others, which means they tend to be oriented to the world outside the local system. …

The more cosmopolitan network hub has a much broader reach both in terms of the diversity of the information he can gather and the number of people he would eventually be able to spread the word to. Being a network hub is not about having lots of friends. It’s also about who those friends are connected to.

— from The Anatomy of Buzz

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