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Friends in address book

How many friends in your address book?

The world’s worst traffic jam occurs during the summer on the road from Paris to Toulouse, France. The 2000 record of 604km was well beaten in 2001 when holiday makers jammed up for 661km. That would give one ample time to call all your friends. Except if you’re from Argentina or Hong Kong; you might have too many friends!

According to a Plaxo®, Inc., creator of the smart address book, an Argentinian has on average 479 contacts in his/her adress book. In August 2006, Plaxo released their Connected Index which ranks the level of connectedness between people, country by country, based on the average number of contacts in their Plaxo smart address book. The first most connected peoples are –

1. Argentina
(2.) Hong Kong
2. Austria
3. South Korea
4. Italy
5. Venezuela
6. Germany
7. Switzerland
8. Brazil
9. Czech Republic
10. Chile
20. United Kingdom
29. United States

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