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i must be retarded then. i stopped using facebook.
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modern day Einstein
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This is funny, because I have friends on my Facebook with over 400 friends and most are idiots.
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I don't have a Facebook. What does that say about me?

At 125 samples, you might as well not even have done the study. You can do a 125 sample test twice and get completely opposite results.
    
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most news sites will misinterpret any kind of study for more attention.

what's more likely is that the more developed your brain is for areas of emotion, memory, navigation, and perceiving social cues, the more friends you'll likely have, and thus, the more facebook friends you're likely to have.

Of course, the idiots at CBS want us to believe that celebrities are the smartest people in the world...
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most news sites will misinterpret any kind of study for more attention.

what's more likely is that the more developed your brain is for areas of emotion, memory, navigation, and perceiving social cues, the more friends you'll likely have, and thus, the more facebook friends you're likely to have.

Of course, the idiots at CBS want us to believe that celebrities are the smartest people in the world...
Calm down, haha. There are other sources. They don't really disagree with each other in terms of their information. It still remains that this is a highly flawed study, that presents nothing truly meaningful. Nothing was concluded whether this supposed increased grey matter amounts to anything.
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I don't even have a facebook account,and I will never make one.Does that mean I don't have a brain?
    
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What the....I don't even...
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modern day Einstein
too bad shes only done 1 good movie

Seriously can't believe they even did this "study", i find it reaaaally hard to believe that someone with 500 friends on facebook actually regularly talks too every single one of them outside of facebook? i'd tip it being more like 20 (excluding family), some of the "lowest iq" people i know have 300+ friends on facebook, they are quite literally "not smart" at all (highschool dropouts cleaning toilets and failing at simple things like basic maths, general grasph of english language, or motor skills),

On the other hand, some of the smartest people i know have low friend counts, i think doing studies like these at a university is just a bad choice to begin with, people who can't make it out of highschool aren't going to be at university, so theres no one there to bring the bar down. Of course you'll get skewed results

ps, i wonder how many friends these "scientists" have on their facebooks? going by their study, like 600? More? ya know, cause them be those learned peoples
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