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Physicists Find Users Uninterested After 36 Hours 141

Posted by Hemos
from the yawn-show-me-something-new dept.
SuperGrads writes "Statistical physicists working in the US and Hungary have found that the number of people reading a particular news story on the web decreases with time by a power law rather than exponentially as was previously thought. The finding has implications for the study of information flow in social networks, marketing and web design."
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Physicists Find Users Uninterested After 36 Hours

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Somebody's terminal is dropping bits. I found a pile of them over in the corner.