Interesting Data Visualization:Friendwheels

Here is an interesting Facebook Application that I used to generate clusters among my 900( or 400 top) Facebook Connections. What is interesting is the way it drew lines in a circle showing which friends I am most connected with – a bit like analysis of my own social network. It could be interesting if we could apply this to business cases like organizational resource planning or even client relationship management ( or quite traditionally even credit card fraud or risk /marketing analysis)

Thats my network

and this is the main clusters I could draw ( note the number represents the number of common friends/connections)

The FB app was at

Author: Ajay Ohri

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