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Table 4 Number of Twitter users (percentage of all users, n = 4,925,730) in four categories defined according to the following and retweeting characteristics of the users who tweeted about Ebola from March 23, 2014 to May 31, 2015

From: How did Ebola information spread on twitter: broadcasting or viral spreading?

  One’s tweets being retweeted ≤ Retweeting others’ tweets One’s tweets being retweeted > Retweeting others’ tweets
Followees ≤
Followers
Disseminators
1,864,885 (38%)
Influential Users
88,286 (2%)
Followees >
Followers
Common Users
2,952,331 (60%)
Hidden Influential Users
20,228 (< 1%)
  1. Note: “Followees” refers to the number of Twitter accounts that a Twitter user followed. “Followers” refers to the number of Twitter users who followed a Twitter user’s account. “One’s tweets being retweeted” refers to the number of times a Twitter user’s tweet was retweeted by others. “Retweeting others’ tweets” refers to the number of times a Twitter user retweeted another users’ tweets