Facebook Study Reveals Why We Friend Each Other

Why are you friends with your friends? Is it because they share the same racial background as you? Or because they are of the same ethnicity as you? Or is it for an entirely different reason? With the help of Facebook, researchers have found a new way of looking at frienships, and their findings may surprise you.

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Why are you friends with your friends? Is it because they share the same racial background as you? Or because they are of the same ethnicity as you? Or is it for an entirely different reason? Previous research on this topic focused on the these obvious aspects of people’s background to learn how we choose who we’re friends with.

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