18 Results for

defriend

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Please de-friend your ex: How people are using Facebook

A study by the Pew Research Center charts the habits of Facebook users. Shocker: People don't like it when their friends overshare.

By February 3, 2014

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Women leading Facebook defriending trend, study says

A Pew study suggests that finally, finally human beings--and especially women--have begun to prune their alleged friends on Facebook. Could there be rational, even venal, reasons for this?

By February 24, 2012

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Facebook defriending leads to alleged murder

A father who was allegedly upset that a couple defriended his daughter on Facebook stands accused of murdering the couple.

By February 8, 2012

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Interweb, defriend make it into the dictionary

A slew of geeky terms have made it into the third edition of the Oxford Dictionary of English, not to be confused with the authoritative Oxford English Dictionary.

By August 24, 2010

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Interweb, defriend and tweetup make it into the dictionary

A slew of geeky terms, including Interweb, unfriend and tweetup have made it into the most recent edition of the Oxford Dictionary of English. What other dork slang deserves a mention?

By August 24, 2010

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Facebook drops a Whopper

Facebook has defriended the "defriend your friend" promotion for a free Burger King Whopper. Have they lost their meatballs?

By January 16, 2009

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Comcast wins! (Worst company in America)

In the Consumerist's annual competition, Comcast defeated Monsanto in a pulsatingly close poll -- and just as it's trying to take over Time Warner Cable too.

By April 10, 2014

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Microsoft's Cortana to Apple's Siri: Are you deaf?

Microsoft's new digital assistant may have more attitude than Apple's rather prim Siri. However, on the "Arsenio Hall Show," the two ladies get at it with abandon.

By April 9, 2014

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Woman wins competition, clones her dog

A British woman passionately needs her 12-year-old dachshund, Winnie, to be copied. So she wins a competition and a Korean company clones Winnie for free.

By April 9, 2014

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Of course you need a robot to help prioritize your email

An app called Seer peeks at your behavior and uses AI to tell you which e-mails are important and which are merely drudgery from your boss. Just to reassure you, this AI has CIA roots.

By April 10, 2014