So many of us are, these days, defined by the breadth of our Facebook friendships. So many of us are, therefore, devastated when one of our heartfelt online buddies disappears without saying good-bye, leaving a hole in our soul.
Thankfully, there is, at last, succor.
For a fine Ph.D. student at the University of Colorado at Denver Business School decided to find out precisely why someone gets defriended on Facebook.
It is a stimulating and sobering read. Christopher Sibona's conclusions, having asked 1,500 people why they might reject someone in their social network, offer an insight into … Read more