As you may know, the massive use of social media and its consequences are heavily debated in the press, mass media and indeed, unsurprising, social media themselves.

On the following link, you will access a tumblr blog maintained for this class:
Social Network & Computation

This blog contains:
  • general articles in the news and other blogs discussing important issues of social media.
  • reports some scientific and technical achievements that got discussed outside the sphere of computer science researchers.

Check it out, maybe you'll find some interesting connections with the concept you are manipulating, and some inspiration for our more open ended exercise.
Do not hesitate to send me links and articles to add to this section!