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How to use Python to figure out why your friends have more friends than you

31/10/2021

Do your friends, on average, have more friends than you? If you are an average person, there is a high chance that you have fewer friends than your friends. This is called the friendship paradox. This phenomenon states that most people have fewer friends than their friends have, on average. In this article, I will...
Do your friends, on average, have more friends than you? If you are an person, there is a high chance that you have fewer friends than your friends. This is called the friendship paradox. This phenomenon states that most people have fewer friends than their friends have, on average. In this article, I will demonstrate why such a paradox exists, and whether we can find the paradox in Facebook data. GIF by author Minimal example To understand why the friend paradox exists, let’s start with a minimal example. We will create a network of people. Two people are friends if they…This story continues at The Next Web
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