Fernanda Viégas, Martin Wattenberg, Jack Hebert, Geoffrey Borggaard, Alison Cichowlas, Jonathan Feinberg, Jon Orwant, Christopher Wren
2013 Proceedings of the 22nd international conference on World Wide Web - WWW '13  
G+ Ripples is a visualization of information flow that shows users how public posts are shared on Google+. Unlike other social network visualizations, Ripples exists as a "native" visualization: it is directly accessible from public posts on Google+. This unique position leads to both new constraints and new possibilities for design. We describe the visualization technique, which is a new mix of node-and-link and circular treemap metaphors. We then describe user reactions as well as some of the
more » ... patterns of sharing that are made evident by the Ripples visualization.
doi:10.1145/2488388.2488504 dblp:conf/www/ViegasWHBCFOW13 fatcat:bdjxewkeovdmdfkr2a2p2ir7hm