Networks old and new

This afternoon’s plenary speaker at the ALT-C conference was Natasa Milic-Frayling from Microsoft research, looking at how you can analyse the different connections between participation in social networks.  As you might expect, there was lots about the use of Twitter and Flickr and the maps that could be created through analysing interaction between users, but I also noted that she referred to analysis carried out on Usenet – a really early set of text-based discussion groups – way back in 2004.

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