[Air-L] How does Facebook find friends?
rforno at infowarrior.org
Fri Sep 24 05:59:59 PDT 2010
foaftree ... is that something we set up, deploy, and decorate for System Administrators' Day?
On Sep 24, 2010, at 08:49 , jeremy hunsinger wrote:
> my guess is that it does a foaf tree of your domain, when you immediately join, but then uses other tools to build and make a foaf tree... a foaf tree is a network map of the relations of your Friends of a Friend, we already know that facebook uses friend of a friend analysis in its basic code and privacy structures, it is likely it uses it in this too.
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