The Limit of Social Media Connections: Dunbar’s Number

The Limit of Social Media Connections: Dunbar’s Number

Have you ever been romantically interested in someone but that someone just wanted nothing more than your friendship? If you have, then you probably delivered (whether in your head or out loud) a version or two of the line: “I have enough friends already.” Your understanding, of course, is that an average person only holds a certain number of buddies within their emotional threshold.

Well, as it turns out, that thought is far from being an excuse. There are certain limits to the number of people an average person can have in his or her social circle, and that includes having […]