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unfriend

To delete a friend from one's network on a social media site. I can't believe he unfriended me just because I disagreed with an article he posted.
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We developed an algorithm that instructs people on how to alter their connections, primarily through befriending certain individuals and unfriending certain others on Facebook, in order to hide information about themselves, such as membership to a certain community, or connections to certain individuals.
The Snooze feature lets users avoid unfriending anyone or unfollowing any groups, but gives all the benefits of that action.
Before unfriending Chen on Facebook friend last month Shih wrote, "We are just strangers, you don't owe me any apologies, let alone talk about forgiveness.
Marwan, 20, said: "You see people unfriending and unfollowing people who disagree with them - once you're on one side, you don't even know that other side exists.
It is the unfriending that disturbs me more than anything, that
When your Facebook is the nation, it hurts when they start unfriending you.
But it's only nowin this tense climate of friends unfriending friends over issues, isms, and ologieswhen I find myself longing for civility and kindness and peaceful discourse, that I finally understand how easy it is for things to fall apart.
From googling to unfriending, DM-ing to swiping left, snaps, selfies, tweets, hashtags and emojis You've probably used at least one of these words already today, but have you ever stopped to think how many people would have understood you just 20 years ago?
Minna Needs Rehearsal Space describes Minna's flight from her friends to an island near Sweden, and also unfriending them on Facebook, after she is dumped by text message.
Niven " Last week, as any look at social media would have told you (I spent a tedious hour on Facebook and Twitter, unfriending and unfollowing hitherto unknown racists), we have seen precious little of any of that.
Unfriending Facebook friends can be considered bullying in Australia It's tempting to unfriend people on social networks when you're mad at them, but you may want to think twice about it when coworkers are involved.
Name-calling, tit-for-tatting, ranting, unfriending, finger pointing and bullet-pointing, writing open letters to politicians various, going on and on, ad nauseum, about first-past-the-post (like this is NEWS) and using 'smug', 'selfish', 'poor loser', 'get over yourself', and FAR worse, as if not discussing reasonable differences of opinion, but brawling drunkenly over spilled beer down the pub.
If you prefer to avoid the awkwardness of all-out unfriending a Facebook connection, you can simply "unfollow" his rants and continue to be listed as a friend.
This revelation causes Bianca to take off on her own, unfriending her longtime pals (in the only way that contemporary kids might know how -- on every last social media site) and convincing Wesley to help her break out of DUFF prison.