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The Tipping Point is a bestselling book by Malcolm Gladwell and explains how social phenomena come about and what triggers a social epidemic. Using case studies and experiments in social psychology, Gladwell presents the three aspects that he considers essential to create a social phenomenon; rare birds, adherence and context. It is when these three factors align that a situation will reach its 'tipping point'; the phenomenon will grow spontaneously and snowball into a social epidemic. Over 1.7 million copies of The Tipping Point have been sold to date, and Time magazine named Gladwell one of its 100 most influential people in 2005.
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