Please create an account to participate in the Slashdot moderation system

 



Forgot your password?
typodupeerror
Communications Social Networks The Internet Science

E-Mail Can Reveal Your Friend Hierarchy 85

Posted by samzenpus
from the add-them-to-the-list dept.
sciencehabit writes "It's not surprising that someone could guess your friends simply by peeking at your e-mail. But a more detailed look at your electronic communications could reveal which friends are closer to you than others, according to a new study. The trick has to do with response time--the time it takes for a sender to respond to e-mails from different contacts. The fastest responses went to friends and that the slowest responses went to acquaintances, with colleagues somewhere in between."
This discussion has been archived. No new comments can be posted.

E-Mail Can Reveal Your Friend Hierarchy

Comments Filter:

If you're not careful, you're going to catch something.

Working...