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.


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