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Facebook Friend Graph Plots Connections Between Your Social Contacts

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Ever wanted to see the connections between your Facebook contacts: Who knows who and via whom? ‘Facebook Friends Graph‘ does just that.

“[Facebook Friends Graph] …Creates a graph of user’s Facebook friends highlighting mutual connections among them.”

FFG is in development but runs stable enough to try out.

Update: This application is now available via

You can either grab a copy of the source via launchpad and run it using: –

  • bzr branch lp:fbfriendsgraph
  • cd fbfriendsgraph
  • python

Or download the following tarball, extract and then double click on the ‘’ file inside the folder making sure to choose ‘Run’ when prompted.

Download Tarball

To create your graph you will be required to allow FFG access to your account. This is the same process required with most applications you use on facebook so don’t be fearful.

The graph app will then calculate who knows who. This can take a little while depending on your number of contacts.

When it is done you will be asked where to save the output file. Select a location and let the application process once done you’ll be presented with a connections graph!