Later in this paper, we discuss what Facebook can do to educate users of the consequences of posting such information online. Albert, and C. Although our research focuses on sexual orientation, there are many possible extensions.
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The phone company stores data on who calls whom, for example, and that data builds a social graph. Donath and d. The Sociology of a Few Mundane Artifacts. Scott Adams, the creator of Dilbertsuggests an alternative:. Akrich, M.
Tebaldi, Only the human mind invents categories and tries to force facts into separated pigeon—holes. Figure 4 shows a subset of the data in Table 4, highlighting the percentage of LGB friends per sex orientation group and revealing that a gay male has, on average, a much higher percentage of gay male friends than the other groups.
We consider this to be the single greatest source of selection bias in our study. Taking a step back, if equal status contact is such a persistent empirical regularity in social relationships, how might such self—segregation manifest itself in online social relationships?
Lesbians and gay men draw the majority of their friends from the LGB community while bisexual women and men draw the majority of their friends from the heterosexual community, as discovered by Paz Galupo in a recent study of close friendships and LGB individuals [ 5 ].