Why Facebook won't get you any more friends

Why Facebook won't get you any more friends
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A public talk on the effect of social media on our social circles

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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Speaker
Robin Dunbar, Professor of Evolutionary Psychology, University of Oxford.
Hosted by
Institute of Medical Sciences
Venue
Suttie Centre for Teaching and Learning in Healthcare, main seminar room
Contact

Professor Peter Mccaffery - peter.mccaffery@abdn.ac.uk