Although you’re no longer bound by distance when keeping social relationships, even though you have the internet today, the number of people with whom you can really maintain a connection has not grown for tens of thousands of years.
It’s still the same; somewhere between 100 & 150 people.
Beyond that, you really can’t know more people than that. It becomes too difficult to manage, navigate, and, upkeep the relationships.
So, the number of friends you have on Facebook is simply that; the number of friends you have on Facebook. It is not the number of people you are friends with.
What does this have to do with your health?
We’ll, a lot.
You need friends to survive, and thrive. You cannot be alone. You are a social creature, by nature.
So, just make sure you’re looking for friends in the right places.
Facebook can be a great place to meet a new, or old friend.
But the friendship itself must be more than a number.