Periodicals>Journal Article:  Kramer, Hancock, Guillory (March 25, 2014), Experimental evidence of massive-scale emotional contagion through social networks, Retrieved on 2018-11-27
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    27 NOV 2018

     Emotional Contagions in Social Networks

    These results highlight several features of emotional contagion. First, because News Feed content is not “directed” toward anyone, contagion could not be just the result of some specific interaction with a happy or sad partner. Although prior research examined whether an emotion can be contracted via a direct interaction (1, 7), we show that simply failing to “overhear” a friend’s emotional expression via Facebook is enough to buffer one from its effects. Second, although nonverbal ...
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