- The Dunbar number probably dates back to the appearance of anatomically modern humans 250,000 years ago.
- The second category of respondents (28 percent) follow more than 250 feeds, which is much higher than the Dunbar number.
- Recall that the Dunbar number is what you can manage with your own faculties, so somehow you are cognizant of your active network.
Early 21st century: named after Robin Dunbar (b. 1947), the British anthropologist and psychologist who proposed the theory in the 1990s.
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