Facebook data scientists can figure out who you’re sleeping with, even if your relationship isn’t “Facebook official,” and in a new paper researchers explain how they figured out the method, the Atlantic reports. Turns out the key is to look at more than just mutual friends. “Embeddedness,” or the number of mutual friends two people have, can show how close those people are (the more mutual friends, the closer they are). But researchers found embeddedness predicted the correct significant others just 24.7% of the time. A more accurate predictor is something called “dispersion.”…..
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