No matter how smart and funny you think you are, those you follow on Twitter really do have a larger following than you. And the same holds true for Facebook. But there is no reason to feel badly about any of this. According to the research, it is all due to the inherently hierarchical nature of social media networks, where, in the social hierarchy of connections, people mostly either follow up or across; they rarely follow down.
May 18, 2016 | Categories: Psychology, Technology | Tags: behavioral science, computer science, facebook, information management, internet, peer reviewed, psychology, science, social media, social science, twitter | Leave a comment