Facebook: delete ‘friends’ for politics and religion

PFour years ago it became ‘viral’ online campaign for the day into Facebook Unfriending, launched by the well-known American director, Jimmy Kimmel, to say goodbye to ‘false’ virtual ‘friends’. Now, thanks to a study from the University of Colorado, also assume that you made the charges: former teammates, but also colleagues and “friends of friends”. These were the types of contacts most commonly deleted in Facebook and, in the case of old friends, mainly because of the divergence of opinions on politics or religious./PPThe voice of the new American Dictionary of Oxford and in 2009 won the title of ‘Unfriend’, “word of the year”, indicates the removal of a person from the list of ‘friends’ on social networking, especially Facebook. To shed light on some of the features was Christopher Sibona, CU Denver Business School PhD student, who questioned approximately a little over 1 thousand people through Twitter. The research has a double line of research. The first highlighted what are the five most common types of people who are ‘deleted’ Facebook friends. High school classmates (indicated by a fifth part of respondents), followed by a generic ‘other’ and then by “friends” friends, colleagues and friends with a common interest./PP”The main reason that you take away from Facebook someone Sibona companeros-explica-es to publish ‘partial’ comments about religion or politics. ”/PPThis, adds, because their beliefs over time can be reinforced or replaced. “The other great reason to ‘unfriend’ is the frequent exchange of interesting content.” To remove a co-worker they weigh their actions in the ‘real world’ rather than something that has been published online. The second part has studied the emotional impact of being removed from the circle of ‘friends’: the ‘top’ reaction is surprise, followed by annoyance, amusement and sadness./PPFacebook allows anyone that someone out ‘friends’ do not know the person in question (which can be done only by visiting the profile of the now ex-friend). For a period he became famous ‘Unfriend Finder’, which notified users provided they were ‘delete’ of someone on Fb. program that worked very well before the close social network./PPBesides Facebook invites you to make a judicious selection of the ‘public’ with who you share images and thoughts, such as taking advantage of the option of creating groups of friends shorter. In this sense are not announced recently and coming soon privacy settings changes./PPEither way beyond catastrophic analysis of ‘virus’ or ‘Unfriend’ campaign close to extinction (for Facebook was defined by a Princeton University study), the social networking audience continues to grow. In the last quarter, the Menlo Park company announced that it had reached 1.28 billion monthly active users worldwide, of which 1 trillion is linked to smartphone and tablet./P
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