Posted on: September 16, 2020 at 11:54:39 CT

Basically, every natural occurring data set follows this law. What the law says is that in every data set, the first digit of any number will be a 1 30% of the time. It'll be a 2 about 18% of the time, 3 12% and on down to 9 at 5%. Essentially, no data set is "random". They provided countless examples that follow it and how to spot fakes.

The most interesting of all of them is their look at Facebook in regards to number of friends. If you put all your friends number of friends into a spreadsheet, it'll follow Benford's law. That's the case for nearly EVERY Facebook member. So they looked at the small subset of Facebook members where it didn't follow Benford's Law, and they were all Russian bots.

The most interesting of all of them is their look at Facebook in regards to number of friends. If you put all your friends number of friends into a spreadsheet, it'll follow Benford's law. That's the case for nearly EVERY Facebook member. So they looked at the small subset of Facebook members where it didn't follow Benford's Law, and they were all Russian bots.

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It's very interesting. - kmawv8 MU - 9/16 11:54:39