While sorting backlogged friend requests on Facebook, one I tried to accept actually rejected me. Facebook told me that the person "has too many friends." I didn't even know that was possible!
I was subsequently surprised to learn that Facebook allows a maximum of 5,000 friends for any individual.
When I mentioned this in my status post, friend comments came pouring in:
You can never have too many friends.
Having too many friends is better than none at all.
Facebook has definitely redefined the meaning of the word "friends."
I have 95% "acquaintances." True friends are few!
The last two statements caused me to speculate on what it would look like if Facebook allowed us to categorize our friends...
__X__ has 3 TrueFriends
DISCLAIMER: Actual numbers chosen at random.This is an attempt at humor. And if you are a friend of Craig's on Facebook please don't assume that you in particular would fall into any of his Facebook Friends Categories.
2 weeks ago