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Bernd Wechner

I'm also reminded of the Friendship Paradox. A real study into this phenomenon.

My first experience with it was with AIDS studies in Africa. Where they found the effort to promote safe sex among the general population was mostly wasted and that the vast majority of transmission was down to a very very surprisingly so and worthy of reporting in research, minority of people.

And of course the modern internet world has a name for this phenomenon too: Influencers.