Can the closeness of the mutual friends of both participants in a romantic relationship help determine the strength of that relationship? A study by Cornell University Computer Scientist Jon Kleinberg and Facebook Engineer Lars Backstrom sought to find out.
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Facebook Engineer Lars Backstrom Responds To BuzzFeed Post On Why Users Don’t Know How Many Friends Have Seen Their Posts
“The Number Facebook Doesn’t Want You to See,” a post on BuzzFeed last Thursday claiming that Facebook intentionally withholds data on how many friends of users see their posts, drew a quick rebuttal Sunday from Facebook Engineer Lars Backstrom.