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New Technology of Library and Information Service  2011, Vol. 27 Issue (2): 69-75    DOI: 10.11925/infotech.1003-3513.2011.02.11
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Analysis of Micro-blogging User Character and Motivation ——Take Micro-blogging of as an Example
Zhao Wenbing, Zhu Qinghua, Wu Kewen, Huang Qi
Department of Information Management, Nanjing University, Nanjing 210093,China
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Using metrological methods, this paper analyzes data crawled from micro-blogging of and also uses Pajek to view the social network structure of Hexun micro-blogging. The result shows that, the characters of micro-blogging users have favorable statistic characteristics, and the regional disparities between micro-blogging users are quite remarkable. Moreover, two kinds of micro-blogging users account for almost 90% of the total users. This paper is helpful for other researchers to study micro-blogging users behavior.

Key wordsMicro-blogging      User character      User motivation      Social network analysis      Power-law distribution     
Received: 10 December 2010      Published: 25 March 2011



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Zhao Wenbing, Zhu Qinghua, Wu Kewen, Huang Qi. Analysis of Micro-blogging User Character and Motivation ——Take Micro-blogging of as an Example. New Technology of Library and Information Service, 2011, 27(2): 69-75.

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