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The Mystery Behind 150 Members Path

Some of the Path users must have experienced the dilemma of when to approve friends on the social networking site. On the one hand do not want to say arrogant, on the other hand it limits the path of friendship.

Path is not like most social networking sites. This service is exclusive by limiting the number of members of friends just by 150 people. Certainly there is no reason why Path did.

path social networkAt the beginning of his arrival, Path had been told that they make different services with other social networks. Path would like more help users build quality relationships.

More than that, no conceptual reason why in the end agreed to limit Path 150 friendship of the social networking site.

“We are inspired by Professor Robin Dunbar of Oxford University, whose research explore how the average number of human trust relationships throughout his life,” wrote the Path on his official page.

According to Professor Dunbar, humans have at least 5 friends, 15 good friends, 50 close friends and family where they amount to no more than 150 people. That is why the main inspiration of the path until finally limited number of members.

“At Path, we’re building tools for you to share with the people most important in your life,” said Path.

In the end, the main purpose of this restriction is to foster quality relationships to offer comfort to share all your personal moments.