Contact: Gabrielle DeMarco
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Caption: In this visualization, we see the tipping point where minority opinion (shown in red) quickly becomes majority opinion. Over time, the minority opinion grows. Once the minority opinion reached 10 percent of the population, the network quickly changes as the minority opinion takes over the original majority opinion (shown in green).
Credit: SCNARC/Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
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