Once in a while, I'm unpleasantly surprised to find that I've been unfriended on Facebook. If the person is someone I've met once and will likely never see again, I don't mind. Sometimes, though, I get unfriended by people I know well -- people I will probably see again,
A recent poll by social media analytics company NM Incite suggests that 14% of Facebook users who unfriend someone do so because they've been offended by political comments that were posted on the site. What does this say about free speech?
I recently had a friend, with whom I've had an increasingly difficult relationship over the years, "unfriend" me. The "friending" and "unfriending" of people happens probably thousands of times a minute.
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?"