Can social networks help us understand health behavior ? A study from Altimetrik

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Of late social media data is being used in lots of meaningful ways. Though the movement started as one propagated by the youth, social media has found a permanent place in the board room of businesses and in the R & D labs of many innovation centers.

 

Recently I read a paper by one of the research analysts at Altimetrik, where the author Namrata Mishra discusses an algorithm that can be used to analyse the social network of a local area and give an assessment of the health standards of the region.

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