when considering another person in the world, a friend of your friend knows a friend of their friend, on average

From an article on Facebook’s Data Science Team, at MIT’s Rechnology Review: experiments with million-plus sample sizes, the doubling of data every year, and new product offerings: selling data-management tools to other big businesses?

http://www.technologyreview.com/featured-story/428150/what-facebook-knows/

From: FlowingData

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