5,000 friends on Facebook?

But while we may be able to count 5,000 friends on the online social networking site, scientists have shown that humans’ brains are capable of managing a maximum of just 150 friendships.

via 5,000 friends on Facebook? Scientists prove 150 is the most we can cope with | Mail Online.

Consider me a big believer in this. In fact, I’d lower the limit to somewhere under 100. Still, I’m almost at the magic number.

  • harlan

    Ditto. Counting extended family, and a mix of work buddies and folks that I really would like to be connected with (i.e. am actually interested in how their lives are unfolding)…that number seems to be around 100.