Emotional persistence in online chatting communities

Antonios Garas, David García, Marcin Skowron, Frank Schweitzer.Scientific Reports 2, 402 (2012)How do users behave in online chatrooms, where they instantaneously read and write posts? We analyzed about 2.5 million posts covering various topics in Internet relay channels, and found that user activity patterns follow known power-law and stretched exponential distributions, indicating that online chat …

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