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Unformatted text preview: other quickly and effectively because they were all together. The women on the other hand who worked in separate houses in different areas away form each other were more restricted on what information they heard, and had less access to find out information. Another example would be in the movie we watched in class. One girl told a friend about her new boyfriend, and then the friend called someone else, and a chain followed until everyone new about the news. The bigger the network is, the more time it will take for information to come, and the information may be distorted or slightly changed (like a big game of telephone) because it is a longer chain. In a smaller network, there will be a smaller chain therefore information will be found out faster, and will be less distorted (like a smaller game of telephone)....
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This note was uploaded on 11/17/2011 for the course SOCIO 110 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '09 term at UMass (Amherst).
- Fall '09