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Structural and Dynamical Patterns on Online Social Networks: The Spanish May 15th Movement as a Case Study

Figure 1

Evolution of the 15M Network.

(Top) Cumulative snapshots of the system (at day , and ). Different colors stand the age of the nodes (yellow for former adherents and black for latecomers). (Bottom) Evolution of the system's giant component, relative to the final size of the network. Note that growth does not proceed progressively, but it rather explodes from day due to socially relevant events on that date.

Figure 1