It’s A Small World

By Chris on August 7, 2003

An experiment based on existing theories that most people are connected via a small number of people, has been proven using email. It showed that messages only have to be forwarded on average six times to reach almost any other e-mail user.

“The idea was tested by asking participants to forward an e-mail to friends, relations or colleagues they thought were closer to a randomly chosen target e-mail user.”

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