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Facebook 2.0 The Era of the Unfriend Button

Saul Juan Antonio Cuautle | Posted 06.15.2016 | Technology
Saul Juan Antonio Cuautle

Facebook users are fucked. Since pretty much every human in the modern world uses Facebook, we're all fucked. For those of us that have been on Faceb...

5 Reasons Why Facebook Can Be Dangerous for People With Depression

Lorne Jaffe | Posted 05.15.2016 | Healthy Living
Lorne Jaffe

Last week I fell into panic mode. It started with intense chest pains each time I logged onto Facebook to check the groups I belong to as well as scro...

Don't Go Away Mad, Just Go Away: Facebook's Zero Effect on My Presidential Election

Steve Bevilacqua | Posted 06.22.2015 | Politics
Steve Bevilacqua

Tell Facebook ranters to STFU because they have zero effect on your decision-making process. If they argue, set them free. Unfriend them, block them, cut them loose forever. You can do it.

If You Want Fewer Facebook Friends, This App Will Help

The Huffington Post | Carina Kolodny | Posted 05.20.2014 | Technology

Despite what your Facebook profile might indicate, it's pretty unlikely that you have hundreds (or thousands) of friends who you desperately want to s...

Why You May Have Been 'Unfriended' On Facebook

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 02.21.2014 | Fifty

Someone posed the question the other day: When you disconnect from someone on Facebook, are you "unfriending" them or "defriending" them? Frankly, thi...

Unfriending Hurts

The Huffington Post | Katherine Bindley | Posted 02.07.2013 | Technology

If you're a fan of periodically cleansing your Facebook friend list, a new study suggests you might want to think twice before you click that unfriend...

Why 'Unfriending' Is As Important As A Daily Workout

Suzanne Braun Levine | Posted 12.29.2012 | Fifty
Suzanne Braun Levine

Like most women my age, as the years accumulate I get more and more selective about who I consider real friends, while at the same time, more and more...

Facebook: The Perils of Unfriending

Danny Rubin | Posted 11.28.2012 | Technology
Danny Rubin

Out of nowhere, you could suddenly need a person you haven't heard from in a decade.

Kirk Cameron, Victoria Jackson, It Was Nice Knowing You: Defriending Celebrities Who Make Anti-Gay Remarks

Dan Steadman | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Dan Steadman

I used to write for Christian magazines. I profiled Hollywood celebrities of the Christian faith throughout the years, and every now and then I became friends with actors who turned out to be "not good for the gays." Victoria Jackson was my first famous friend.

The Aloneness of Social Media

Joel D. Hirst | Posted 07.20.2012 | Technology
Joel D. Hirst

We share so much, with so many, that instead of building intimacy it creates a vast electronic stage upon which we are all actors in some endless, narcissistic play about ourselves.

Profile Stalking, And Other Signs It's Time To Unfriend Your Ex On Facebook

| Debra Goldstein & Olivia Baniuszewic | Posted 01.12.2012 | Home

Debra Goldstein and Olivia Baniuszewicz -- flirtexting experts and authors of "Flirtexting: How To Text Your Way To His Heart" -- bring you pre-approv...

Cops: Facebook Unfriending Drives Woman To Arson

Posted 01.03.2012 | Crime

Authorities in Iowa say a 30-year-old woman attempted to burn down a couple's house last week in retaliation for being unfriended on Facebook. Jenn...

Facebook And Social Media: What Would Jesus Do?

G. Elijah Dann | Posted 06.20.2011 | Religion
G. Elijah Dann

Would Jesus unfriend Judas on his way to appear before Pilate? Would Jesus already be unfriended by all his disciples and all those who once clamored to be on his profile?

My one-sided friendship: How can I get her to stop IM-ing me?

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Irene S. Levine

QUESTION Hi Irene, I'm in an awkward situation with a friend and I'm at a loss about how to proceed. We've been friends for about 6 years. We met ...

Top 3 Ways to Get Unfriended on Facebook

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Irene S. Levine

In what claims to be the first study of its kind, Christopher Sibona, a doctoral student in the Computer Science and Information Systems program at th...

CU-Denver Student Examines The Reasons For Facebook Unfriending

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

A University of Colorado-Denver business student claims to have conducted one of the first comprehensive studies on the causes and etiquette of "unfri...

Defriended: The Politics Of Social Networking

Giulia Rozzi | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Giulia Rozzi

Last week my procrastination led me to conduct a classmate search on Facebook in which I noticed that a girl who had been my friend now had an "add as a friend" rectangle next to her face. "Add as a friend?"

Virtual Rejection

Lloyd Garver | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Lloyd Garver

For the past couple of months, I've been feeling a great deal of shame and embarrassment. Now it's gotten too difficult for me to hold those feelings ...