Sustainable development of cities and communities includes many aspects, such as resources, environment, economy, society and so on. Social network analysis can help achieve sustainable development goals in many ways.
When it comes to resource allocation, for example, urban planners agonizing over where to build shopping malls, where to build schools, and where to build entertainment facilities, they can turn to social network analysis for help. Social network analysis is an important means to get people’s ideas. Urban planners can collect a large amount of user data and then use data analysis tools to get residents’ ideas about the city, so that they can know where people want to build a park. Through social network analysis, we can know how much city residents or community residents need certain resources. We all know that resources are limited, and the goal of sustainable development requires us to rationally allocate limited resources, and social network analysis can help us achieve this.
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Social network analysis can also help us build sustainable urban economies. In recent years, the sharing economy is booming, more and more people start to use the sharing bike, sharing mobile power, sharing cars and so on. Social network analysis can help developers of Shared products gain a deeper understanding of product requirements, such as feature configurations, launch locations, and launch quantities. Sharing economy is an important part of market economy and its stable development plays an important role in the sustainable development of economy.
Finally, the sustainable development of society. Society is made up of people, and people need to socialize. Social network analysis plays an important role in social stability. It can monitor public opinion, In the information age, everyone can express their views on the Internet. Most people take responsibility for what they say online, but a few do not use moral restraints on what they say. They post rumors or maliciously distort facts on the Internet, and even incite many people who do not know the truth to join them. This kind of behavior will seriously endanger the stability of society and hinder the sustainable development of society. Social network analysis can analyze the comments on the network to locate the rumor distributor and solve the problem from the root.