One day while stuck in traffic, Ty Morin, a young American, thought back on a conversation he had with friends the night before. They had all just graduated from college, during which they had used Facebook incessantly, amassing a collection of virtual friends. Composed mainly of people they barely know, their endless lists of friends made them feel extraordinarily popular. But their entry into adult life made some of them feel the need to “clean house.” On that day in his car, however, Morin decided instead to meet each of his 788 friends, take their pictures and make a documentary.
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