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Sep
08

3 Degrees of Separation

European mobile carrier O2 claims to have found the conventional “six degrees of separation” is now down to three, thanks to increases in social-networking and information technologies.

All respondents were asked to make contact with an unknown person from destinations selected at random from across the globe using only personal connections. By using their shared interest networks the participants were able, on average, to make the connection in three person-to-person links.

Read the entire press release here.

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