Not everyone is a fan of Facebook’s post-sorting algorithm, which determines News Feed placement based on with whom users would be most likely to engage. But if you’re trying to see more of your best friend’s Facebook posts, or fewer from a habitual oversharer, there is a way to set these preferences.
Many users feel that Facebook isn’t doing enough with regard to educating them on their privacy settings. It appears that the social network is trying to do more in this field, as users who have the redesigned News Feed were prompted to review their privacy settings recently.
It takes only a couple of clicks to break off a Facebook friendship, often causing an irreparable rift in a real-life relationship. Dr. Jennifer Bevan, an associate professor of communication studies at Chapman University in Southern California, wanted to explore this in more detail. She teamed up with two Chapman undergraduate students for a study, discovering what happens emotionally when someone is unfriended.
What’s the protocol for Facebook friendship after a romantic relationship ends? There’s not really one set rule. A recent study by a Western University master’s candidate revealed that even though the relationship is over, many people are hesitant to break ties on Facebook.
Unfriending can be a delicate, dramatic task. There are a variety of reasons why people do it: Maybe someone is an oversharer, or an ex-boyfriend or girlfriend, and you’d just feel better off disconnecting. Cambridge University recently published a study showing why people unfriend each other on Facebook.
Women and young adults are outpacing other demographics in unfriending on Facebook.
Unfriend Phobia is spreading like wildfire all throughout Facebook.
Now that National Unfriend Day has arrived, will you be participating?
On Tuesday, Dennis Harrison released a new iPhone application that lets Facebook users view those friends who’ve recently removed them as a friend. Let’s be honest, getting removed as a friend happens to the best of us. There have been a number of applications on the web that have let users know when their friends remove them, however Facebook has not approved of these applications for obvious reasons. Since launching on Tuesday, Facebook has gone ahead and disabled the application.
Finding out that someone has removed you as a friend on Facebook can be a painful experience. With “unfriend” becoming the “Word of the Year” according to the New Oxford American Dictionary, we figured many people must be experiencing the pain on a daily basis. That’s why we’ve done some in depth research to discover how to most effectively recover in no time at all! So wipe those tears away and say goodbye to the pain because we’re about to provide you with the ultimate 12 step recovery guide for being unfriended on Facebook.