Facebook Announces Map of the World – Relationships Revealed

Posted By: Carlee Vellinga

Facebook intern Paul Butler created a new visualization of Facebook relationships. He used the image of a map to demonstrate the connections that exist on Facebook with regards to geographical location. Read the article from below.

The World’s Facebook Relationships Visualized [PIC]

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This is what the world looks like, according to the Facebook social graph.

Facebook intern Paul Butler was interested in the locations of friendships, so he decided to create a visualization of Facebook connections around the globe. How local are our friends? Where are the highest concentration of friendships? How do political and geological boundaries affect them?

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