Earlier today, Daily Pakistan Global stumbled across a Facebook post unlike any we have seen before. It tells the story of Asif, who severed ties with his former best friend, Mudasir, for reasons yet unknown. Despite the tragic, word art-annotated tale of love lost, there remains a light at the end of the tunnel—his…
You have too many friends—I promise you. Really. You've been collecting them for probably half a decade, like barnacles on the side of a slow boat, and they're holding you back. They're also threatening your privacy. End it.
We're beyond over-sharing—we're perma-sharing. Between texts, Twitter, and Facebook, we have more vessels for venting than we have thoughts worth sharing. So you might assume, with all these ways to communicate, that a friend in trouble will make it obvious to everyone. Don't. Don't assume anything.
Hey, friend—or, roommate/party host/relative/girlfriend's acquaintance—can I play around with your valuable electronic devices? Can I pick them up and start poking at them without asking? No! At least, probably not.
You log into Facebook and you have a birthday reminder for one of your "friends." The name doesn't ring a bell and the profile picture isn't helpful. Someone you knew in high school who got married, maybe? You have no idea.
Most of the people you're friends with on Facebook aren't your friends—you know that. But decorum forces you to keep them in your virtual stable! Here's how to block them out of your life in a socially healthy way they'll never even know about.
We usually think of Facebook as a place to either keep in touch with real friends or cryogenically freeze old and artificial ones that wouldn't otherwise exist. But a new Pew study says FB can actually end relationships, too. Naturally!
Did you ever wonder how Marty McFly, teenage cool guy, and Doc Brown, looney mad scientist, became friends? I mean, seriously, an old white-haired guy and a skateboarding teen? Well, according to the co-creator of BTTF, it's because of young Marty.
The research wizards at the Pew Internet & American Life project have some good news for American Facebook users (that might be you!): you have more close real friends, and are less "isolated." I totally relate! Right guys? Guys?
Oh, yeah, I'm not on Facebook. Like, it's so invasive. If you've said anything like this, I feel bad for you.
Paul, an intern on Facebook's data infrastructure engineering team, recently took a sample of about ten million pairs of friends from Facebook's data warehouse and plotted out their relationships. The result? A stunningly beautiful—and accurate—map of the world.
As proclaimed by Jimmy Kimmel—in defense of the real meaning of friendship—today is National UnFriend Day. You see that list of Facebook people you used to know and only marginally care about now? Let's give some the boot.
A new service called PrintingFacebook will put your friends' profile pictures—every last one of them—on a high-quality, 20" x 40" poster for just $20. Throw a dart at it to decide which smoldering friendship to rekindle first!