'Flocking' behavior lands on social networking sites - USATODAY.com

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You either change your behavior or you transmit information about the behavior to others, who change their behavior," says Fowler, 39. The nature of the beast Among those concerned about the Internets effect on relationships are Michael Bugeja, director of the Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication at Iowa State University, and author of the 2005 book Interpersonal Divide: The Search for Community in a Technological Age.