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Facebook Adds Friend Switch To Acquaintances List
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msg:4432200
 6:08 pm on Mar 22, 2012 (gmt 0)

Facebook Adds Friend Switch To Acquaintances List [news.cnet.com]
For anyone stuck with a distant Facebook "friend" whose news feed is a veritable nonstop, play-by-play of their lives -- yes, the very definition of too much sharing -- Facebook now lets you boot them to an acquaintances list. They will still be listed as your Facebook friend so there's no chance of hurt feelings. But the upshot is that you'll see a lot less of their wonder-of-me moments in your News Feed every day.


 

Marshall




msg:4432253
 7:54 pm on Mar 22, 2012 (gmt 0)

That accounts for about 95% of my social network "friends."

Coincidentally, yesterday I just commented to a (real) friend of mine how with all this social networking we are actually less connected, in the personal sense, and the word "friend" has been diluted to the point of nearly being meaningless. IMHO

Marshall

Habtom




msg:4432385
 1:35 am on Mar 23, 2012 (gmt 0)

the word "friend" has been diluted to the point of nearly being meaningless
I agree!

"Acquaintances" should have been introduced a long time ago - and I left for the very same reason. Since getting rid of FB, filled with strange sense of relief not knowing the day-to-day details of the personal lives of people I barely know, their children, mother-in-law, puppies ...

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