From time to time, I am unpleasantly surprised to learn that I was unfriended on Facebook. If that friend is a person I met once and probably will never see, I do not mind. Sometimes, however, I feel unhappy with people I know well – people I’ll probably see again. Video translate: this is a […]
We can optimally manage about 150 true friendships on social media, as well as in real life, due to limitations on our brain capacity and free time. It’s called the “Dunbar’s Number” after the Oxford University anthropologist who discovered the phenomenon. He claims that any number beyond that starts to “strain the cognitive capacity of […]
The person you unfriended will not be notified. If you don’t want someone to see your profile, add you as a friend or send you a message, you can block them. If you unfriend someone, you’ll be removed from that person’s friends list as well.