Definitions

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  • v. To cease to subscribe to (a feed of another user's activity).

Etymologies

un- +‎ follow (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Then he complained that there were "too many conversations going on in the world" -- which indicated a lack of familiarity with Twitter's "unfollow" option -- and advised that we "cut out all these corporate Christmas cards of communications which is all Twitter is."

    Rachel Sklar: Pet Peeve: Journalists Opining On Twitter Who Have No Clue About Twitter

  • That began a greater Twitter war from thousands of Tweeters who began a movement to encourage other Twitter users to "unfollow" Hilton by consistently sending out the #unfollowperez hashtag.

    Archive 2009-06-01

  • Although he says it's likely that some followers will "unfollow" once the contest concludes, he plans to cultivate the ones that remain.

    Contests and Giveaways Move

  • Do not be afraid to "unfollow" someone if you find someone does not match your interests or is annoying.

    Archive 2008-11-30

  • Users can also 'unfollow' people who they don't want to be linked to.

    PC Advisor News

  • It took a lot of "unfollow" clicks (and hence possibly offense) to sort that ***** out.

    digg.com: Stories / Popular

  • Users can also "unfollow" people who they don't want to be linked to.

    CSO

  • I have used Untweeps in the past and it is a great tool but now Twitter does not allow them/you do a group unfollow which is PITA as if you have a couple of hundred of followers you have to manually click each one.

    Mashable!

  • If you don't like what Guy's tweeting, simply go to his profile and click "unfollow" or "block" and what you call "spam" will cease - "walla!"

    SEMClubHouse - Key Relevance Blog

  • With search spam you don't have the option to "unfollow" like you do in Twitter.

    SEMClubHouse - Key Relevance Blog

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