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Come on, everyone knows your hundreds (or tens, or maybe thousands) of Facebook friends arent always the same as your real friends. ABC late-night host Jimmy Kimmel says you should start deleting those folks you barely know.
Thursday marks the second annual National Unfriend Day, which Kimmel is sponsoring to encourage Facebook users to delete anyone who isnt actually their friend. Kimmel says millions of Facebook friends were deleted during last years National Unfriend Day.
Half of the the people in this country are on Facebook and many of those people have hundreds, if not thousands of friends, Kimmel told the Jimmy Kimmel Live audience last week. I find this unacceptable that no one has thousands of friends If you have ten friends in your life then youre doing very well.
Kimmel may be a comedian, but he does have a point. Most of us are guilty of never actually speaking to the majority of our Facebook friends. We may have friends who pop up on our News Feed every so often, but we cant seem to recall how or even if we know them.
So what do we do with these acquaintances, and in some cases, strangers? Kimmels advice: Cut anyone who isnt actually your friend.
If you cant decide whether to unfriend someone, check out this video to hear Kimmels point system that will help you decide who stays and who goes.
Will you unfriend your Facebook friends today? Let us know in the comments.