Contact Us

Getting Dumped By Your Facebook Friends? It’s Probably You [Graphic]

Nielsen recently released the results of a new study about why people add and remove friends from their Facebook account and the results might be surprising.┬áThe study surveyed about 2,000 adults and if you have lost a bunch of Facebook friends lately, it’s probably not a glitch or mistake, but rather something you said.

The number one reason for dropping friends was ‘offensive comments’ according to about half of the respondents, while another 41-percent said it was because they did not know the person well enough. Over a third of those surveyed said they dumped a Facebook friend because that person was trying to sell them something.

Other factors that can put you in the ‘unfriended’ line include negative comments, lack of interaction, poltical views and constantly updating your status.

The study also gives advice on how to become Facebook friends with someone and the majority (82%) said to know them in real life, have mutual friends and a few said to ‘friend’ people in your business networks.

By the way, if you are attractive, eight- percent will ‘friend’ you based soley on that and another seven-percent said they will accept all friend requests just as my daughter does, much to my dismay. To see how it works, check out the chart below.

Facebook chart
NM incite

[NM incite]

Best of WKDQ

Recommended For You

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to using your original account information.

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for WKDQ Country Club quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!

Sign up to have exclusive WKDQ Country Club contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.