|Updated: 11/24/2005; 11:28:22 PM.
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Thursday, September 18, 2003
6 Degrees Confirmed:
"More than 60,000 people from 166 different countries took part in the experiment. Participants were assigned one of 18 target people. They were asked to contact that person by sending email to people they already knew and considered potentially "closer" to the target. The targets were chosen at random and included a professor from America, an Australian policeman and a veterinarian from Norway.
The researchers found that it in most cases it took between five and seven emails to contact the target. " 3:28:08 PM
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