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Visualizing Friendships

January 20th, 2011 Leave a comment Go to comments

You probably use Facebook primarily to talk to people you know.  However, many of these people may live in different parts of the country, or even different continents.  Have you ever wondered where Facebook is most popular, or what countries interact with one another the most through Facebook?  Here is an interesting graphic that draws it all out for you… literally!

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Paul Butler, a Facebook intern, describes his creation, “What really struck me, though, was knowing that the lines didn’t represent coasts or rivers or political borders, but real human relationships.”

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