DOI: 10.24251/hicss.2017.676
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Abstract: Abstract-Homophily has been a widely recognized dominant factor in offline social network connection, which refers to one's propensity to seek interactions with others of similar status or values. Existing studies regarding homophily factors have been limited mostly to offline sociodemographic characteristics, such as race, gender, religion, education and occupation, which may not necessarily manifest homophily in online social network. Some researchers dabble in online social network, but they extract homoph…

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