List Time: Facebook Political Posts

De-friending threats have reached an all-time high as Facebook collides with election season.  This year seems much worse than in 2008, doesn’t it?    Most claim that they cannot wait until the election is over so they don’t have it shoved in their face each of the 37 times they go to FB during theContinue reading “List Time: Facebook Political Posts”

Friendship Limit

Social networks ease the friction of maintaining relationships.  But do they really allow us to have more friends than before?  Some research says No. Robin Dunbar, an anthropologist who now works at Oxford University, concluded that the cognitive power of the brain limits the size of the social network that an individual of any givenContinue reading “Friendship Limit”