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Why Facebook won't get you any more friends

A public talk on the effect of social media on our social circles with Professor Robin Dunbar, University of Oxford.

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Why Facebook won't get you any more friends
Social media from Facebook to WhatsApp have revolutionised our social lives in less than a decade. Yet, claims to the contrary notwithstanding, they haven’t in fact increased the size of our social circles. These remain resolutely fixed at a typical value of 150 (with a range from about 100-250, reflecting the difference between introverts and extroverts). Why is this?
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