I Used Dunbar’s Number to Enjoy Using Facebook

Here’s what I learned

Artistic representation of 5 loved ones, 15 good friends, 50 friends, 150 meaningful contacts, 500 acquaintances and 1500 people I can recognize.

Last November as an experiment I deleted over 400 people from my connections on Facebook. It was an alternative to the “I’m quitting Facebook” message that people send out, and I set my goal at reducing down to about 150 connections based on the theory that none of us can really maintain more than about 150 meaningful contacts. I wound up with 214…