Definitions

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  • verb transitive, intransitive, Internet To cease to subscribe to (a feed of another user's activity).

Etymologies

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un- +‎ follow

Examples

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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.

    Twitter Tutorial

  • 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.

    CSO

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

    Macworld

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

    Macworld

  • 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

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