The 4.74 Degrees of Facebook Separation

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According to scientists, all that separates you from any other person in the world is 4.74 other people. Using the 721 million users on Facebook, scientists found that each person can be linked to another through less than 5 connecting friends. Take that, Kevin Bacon. Read the full article at

About Shelly Palmer

Shelly Palmer is the Professor of Advanced Media in Residence at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and CEO of The Palmer Group, a consulting practice that helps Fortune 500 companies with technology, media and marketing. Named LinkedIn’s “Top Voice in Technology,” he covers tech and business for Good Day New York, is a regular commentator on CNN and writes a popular daily business blog. He's a bestselling author, and the creator of the popular, free online course, Generative AI for Execs. Follow @shellypalmer or visit



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