Facebook graph reveals who you love
(Phys.org) —Even if you're not shouting it from the housetops, there's a good chance the structure of your Facebook neighborhood will identify your romantic partner.
Wolfram Alpha data reveals social/personal patterns of Facebook users
Canada's privacy body to look into Facebook 'Like' button
Canada's privacy commissioner said Wednesday that Facebook has addressed her concerns but she was opening a new probe of the sharing of the social networking site's "Like" button with other websites.
Physics Model Determines Dynamics of Friends and Enemies
The dark side of loneliness: It can hurt body, mind
Jody Schoger felt utterly alone, "curled up like a turtle" in her hospital bed, where she was fighting a life-threatening infection after breast cancer surgery.
Friendship may have a genetic component
Friendships are built on alliances, research shows
New research from the University of Pennsylvania is challenging some longtime assumptions about why human beings seek and keep their friends, and it reveals a somewhat darker side to the very nature of friendship itself.
Half of your friends lost in seven years
Had a good chat with someone recently? Has a good friend just helped you to do up your home? Then you will be lucky if that person still does that in seven years time. Sociologist Gerald Mollenhorst investigated how the context ...
Loneliness, Poor Health Appear to be Linked
(PhysOrg.com) -- Two UA studies have found that hoarding friends doesn't necessarily diminish forlorn feelings and that loneliness is a matter of perception.
Facebook photos damage relationships, study finds
Sharing photographs on Facebook could damage relationships with friends, family and colleagues, a new study has found.
Facebook (and Systems Biologists) Take Note: Network Analysis Reveals True Connections
(PhysOrg.com) -- Facebook figures out that you know Holly, although you haven't seen her in 10 years, because you have four mutual friends -- a good predictor of direct friendship. But sometimes Facebook gets ...
Friends share personal details to strengthen relationships in US, but not in Japan
In the United States, friends often share intimate details of their lives and problems. However, such self-disclosure is much less common in Japan. A new study by an American researcher living in Japan finds that this may ...
Ant’s social network similar to Facebook
Six degrees of separation? More like 4.74
Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon may be the name of the game but it takes less than that to connect any two users on Facebook.