Bacon Will Bring Us Together

I use Facebook's new search function to find America's most reasonable people

Illustration by Tomasz Walenta; car: Getty Images

People are so fascinating that I love to sit alone at my computer and learn about them. So I was excited when Facebook gave me access to the beta version of Graph Search, which allows users to run searches on its 1 billion members. It's sort of like Google, only instead of sorting through facts, you sort through people pretending to be much happier than they really are.

The results of my searches were astounding. Eight members of Mensa like Donald Trump! Fourteen TIME readers smoke weed every day! More than 1,000 people who live in Los Angeles like books! Facebook...

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