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The 12 People You Shouldn't Unfriend on Facebook

You may have friended them randomly, but they're too entertaining to dump

(Newser) - Yes, some of your Facebook friends are annoying and probably have you wondering why you friended them in the first place. But on The Frisky , Ami Angelowicz encourages you to hold your horses before dumping them. If said questionable Facebookers fall into one of her 12 categories, you should definitely... More »

Facebook Defriending Triggers Double Murder

Marvin Potter charged with 'senseless' Tennessee slayings

(Newser) - Two Tennessee men have been charged with killing a couple over what police describe as a "senseless and stupid" motive: A defriending on Facebook. Marvin Potter, 60, was enraged by the couple's decision to scratch his 30-year-old daughter from their list of friends, according to police. The two... More »

Facebook Friends: How Many Is Too Many?

Even the social network says to can it at 5K

(Newser) - Sure, you get by with a little help from your friends, but in the überfriendly world of Facebook, how many is too many? One professor sets the number of meaningful relationships one can handle at 150, and even Facebook itself will cut you off at the you-can't-possibly-know-all-these-people number of... More »

New App Tells Who Defriended You

iPhone app will keep you up to date on Facebook friends list

(Newser) - Want to know who unfriended you on Facebook? There’s an app for that. Defriended, released in Apple’s app store week, will scan your Facebook friends list, then rescan it each time you open the program, and alert you to any changes. The app will run you 99¢, ABC... More »

Facebook Divorce Rule No. 1: Don't Overshare

Divorcee, beware. His lawyer might be reading those posts

(Newser) - Like many things, the etiquette for dealing with marital troubles on Facebook isn’t exactly covered in the Terms of Service. And like any other Facebook action, Amanda Fortini writes, users would do well to think before they type. When a recently separated woman posted a status update reading “... More »

Cull Your Facebook Friends, Get a Free Burger

(Newser) - Burger King has launched a new Facebook application called “Whopper Sacrifice,” rewarding users who cull 10 people from their friends list with a free burger, Adweek reports. The ad campaign came out of ad agency employees' frustration with their own bloated lists. "We thought there could be... More »

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