fjp-latinamerica:

Mexico and DR, ‘close friends’ with US on FacebookFacebook Stories just launched this cool interactive showing the degrees of separation between countries. The graphic shows which countries have the closest friendships connections on this social media platform. Not surprisingly, one of the main driving forces behind international connections among nations (even in social media) is immigration. Mexico, Canada and the Dominican Republic are the three closest friends in Facebook with the United States. This means that users from this nations are using this platform to keep in touch with friends and family.FJP: It’d be very interesting to see what kind of stories are being shared by users in these neighboring nations. Are they sharing news stories? Does this phenomena reinforces the idea of an incipient transnational audience?

fjp-latinamerica:

Mexico and DR, ‘close friends’ with US on Facebook

Facebook Stories just launched this cool interactive showing the degrees of separation between countries. The graphic shows which countries have the closest friendships connections on this social media platform. Not surprisingly, one of the main driving forces behind international connections among nations (even in social media) is immigration.

Mexico, Canada and the Dominican Republic are the three closest friends in Facebook with the United States. This means that users from this nations are using this platform to keep in touch with friends and family.

FJP: It’d be very interesting to see what kind of stories are being shared by users in these neighboring nations. Are they sharing news stories? Does this phenomena reinforces the idea of an incipient transnational audience?

(via futurejournalismproject)

12 September 2012 ·

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    Mapping the world’s friendships: which countries are most connected via Facebook?
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    Very cool way to measure immigration patterns. Seriously, though, what’s up with the connection between Ecuador and the...
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