Studies have shown that humans can only commit to 150 meaningful relationships in real life, at work, and also on Facebook – so why do we have so many beyond that number? It’s known as Dunbar’s number, and it’s part of our evolutionary trait.
As social animals humans have developed brains to accommodate for hunter-gatherer societies up to about 150 individuals. Geographical distributed limited that number, but now, with Facebook and other online sites, it’s easy to have an infinite number of acquaintances that you never really interact with on a daily, monthly, or yearly basis. To bring this theory to life, we are sharing this video from internet prankster, Greg Benson.
It’s Real Life Facebook, and it’s strikingly awkward, unless you’ve actually met all of your Facebook friends.