Social Connectedness Maps: What Facebook Friendships Teach Us About the World

Bringing the world closer together is part of Facebook's mission, and social connections are crucial to understanding the world around us. In this talk, we'll cover the rich history and research insights that come from the social connectedness index (a measure of friendship strength between two areas) and how Facebook works with groups to use social connectedness data for good while carefully protecting user privacy and security.

Posted by Facebook for Developers on Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Social Connectedness Maps: What Facebook Friendships Teach Us About the World

Bringing the world closer together is part of Facebook’s mission, and social connections are crucial to understanding the world around us. In this talk, we’ll cover the rich history and research insights that come from the social connectedness index (a measure of friendship strength between two areas) and how Facebook works with groups to use social connectedness data for good while carefully protecting user privacy and security.

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