Social Networks and the Idea of Weak Ties

A few discoveries on Mark Granovetter

While reading last night I came across the article Social Networks and Group Formation that referenced work by Mark Granovetter and the value of weak ties within social networks. I’m rather keen on this thinking, and since I’ve apparently had my head in the sand and not read his work yet, I’m spending some time reading up on his writing:

Hacking the URL in that first link reveals a substantial list with some additional non-related reading in it. Hopefully, you’ll find a few worthwhile links as I did.