The Constraints and Benefits of Space and Time in Digital Social Networks

Spatio-Temporal Constraints on Social Networks Workshop, University of California, Santa Barbara, Center for Spatial Studies, 13-14 December 2010

Matthew Zook

“I highlight three key issues related to integrating the constraints and benefits of space and time in digital social networks. They are (1) selecting the appropriate space-time scale of analysis; (2) integrating space and time within existing theories of strong/weak social ties; and (3) recognizing that software is an actor.”