'Unfriending' on the Rise Among Social Network Users

'Unfriending' on the Rise Among Social Network Users

February 24, 2012 Updated Feb 24, 2012 at 4:51 PM EDT

More social network users are unfriending people on their contact list.

According to a new report by Pew Internet and American Life Project, those numbers have increased over the past three years. 

Sixty-three percent of people admit to pruning their online friends list, up from 56 percent in 2009.

The study shows that women and young adults are most likely to unfriend someone. 

For the full study, please visit http://www.pewinternet.org/~/media//Files/Reports/2012/PIP_Privacy_management_on_social_media_sites_022412.pdf




What are your thoughts CLICK HERE to leave us a "Your2Cents” comment.

Want to be in the know for the next weather event, the next school closing or the next big breaking news story?

TextCaster alerts from Indiana's NewsCenter are your defining source for instant information delivered right to your cell phone and email. It's free, easy and instant. Sign-Up Now!

Powered by Summit City Chevrolet



© Copyright 2014, A Granite Broadcasting Station. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

To submit a comment on this article, your email address is required. We respect your privacy and your email will not be visible to others nor will it be added to any email lists.