Social Life Limits


Social Networking sites like Facebook, Twitter, and Mail services like GMail, Yahoo Mail and Hotmail play a big role in our Internet Life.

What is the limits these sites impose on us? By how much can we push our internet life using these sites?

Facebook

1. The maximum limit on the number of friends you can have on Facebook is 5,000.
2. A status update in Facebook is limited to 420 characters (including spaces).

Twitter

1. A status update in Twitter is limited to 140 characters (of course, everyone knows this)
2. The maximum limit on the number of followers you can add in twitter is 1,000 per day.
3. The maximum limit on the total number of followers is 2,000 or 110% of your follower count, whichever is higher.

Google

1. The maximum limit on the number of contacts you can have in Google is 10,000.
2. The maximum limit on the number of emails you can send from Gmail is 500 recipients per day for the Gmail web interface, or 100 recipients per day if you are using an email client software.
3. The maximum limit of the attachment size in Google Mail/Talk is 25MB.
4. There’s no limit to the number of people you can chat with in a group chat.

Yahoo

1. The maximum limit on the number of contacts you can have in Yahoo Messenger is 1,000.
2. The maximum limit on the number of emails you can send from Yahoo Mail is 100 recipients per hour.
3. A personal status message on Yahoo is restricted to 250 characters.

Microsoft

1. The maximum limit on the number of emails you can send from Hotmail is 100 recipients per day.
2. A personal status message on Windows Live Messenger is restricted to 128 characters.

Skype

1. The maximum limit on the number of participants you can have in a conference call in Skype is 25.
2. The maximum limit on the number of participants you can have in a public chat in Skype is 150.

Note: Of course, the numbers are bound to change. Please update in the comments if you want to add anything.

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