Connected a world away thanks to Facebook

Today, BBC released this image of the world’s connections through Facebook from the social media outlet. The result of – most likely – countless hours of data retrieval by a Facebook intern, the image shows where people live in relation to their Facebook friends. Not surprisingly, the two wealthiest continents, North America and Europe, show the most connections – most likely the result of better access to the Internet and knowledge of current social media platforms.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s