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Forget Facebook: Scientists May Have Unearthed World’s Oldest Social Network

Sputnik International

By Oleg Burunov

January 18, 2022

It appears that thousands of years ago, people in Africa managed to make social connections without Facebook, Twitter, TikTok, or any of the modern-day communication platforms that many can’t do without.
Archaeologists have unearthed what they say is the world’s oldest social network that spread for thousands of miles between southern and eastern Africa and that took on trading beads made of ostrich eggshells (OES).

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