The United States of Facebook

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Data enthusiast Pete Warden, a former Apple engineer, has analyzed 210 million public Facebook profiles. Warden says the data show the U.S. is made up of seven distinct regions.

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  1. stu klipper says:

    This morning’s program brought something immediately to mind. The something being THE NINE NATIONS OF NORTH AMERICA, by Joe Garreau. A highly influential and immensely readable books about a similar concept to the one you explored this morning. It was published in 1981, hence the research was pretty much done ‘manually’.

    I think you’d be intrigued — Wikipedia does a nice job summing it up:

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nine_Nations_of_North_America