Joint research from Professors Theresa Kuchler and Johannes Stroebel on how the geographic spread of COVID-19 correlates with the structure of social networks is mentioned
— April 25, 2020
Excerpt from Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (FAZ) -- "Researchers from the Stern School of Business at New York University have now investigated this in more detail using recently available data on the geographical distribution of friendship relationships on Facebook. As part of the 'Data for Good' project, the company is providing a 'Social Connectedness Index' (SCI), which determines the strength of the social connection between two locations based on Facebook friendships. In this way it can be determined which other places Facebook members of a city have particularly frequent contact with."