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From the listserv of a major on-line social network... a game of
> Here's mine.
> 1st degree: 961
> 2nd degree: 137,500+
> 3rd degree: 1,178,300+
> Total: 1,316,800+
> Here's my info:
> 1st degree: 2,012
> 2nd degree: 299,900+
> 3rd degree: 1,408,700+
> Total: 1,710,700+
> Here is my information:
> 1st degree: 1003
> 2nd degree: 51,600
> 3rd degree: 907,100
> Total: 959,703
> Number of 1st degree connections: 114
> Number of 2nd degree connections: 43,000
> Number of 3rd degree connections: 802,100
> Total users you can contact through an introduction: 845,300
Notice how degree is used [improperly... Stanley W. groaned about this
on his business blog]... seems to be the new way to use the term on the
internet. "Weak ties" has also morphed greatly on the net.
I wonder what %, of the stated direct contacts, these people actually
have any knowledge of... besides the email address?
Barry, how do these numbers compare to your Toronto studies or other
ego network studies?
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