Numerous critics and curmudgeons have inveighed against the concept of Facebook "friends," rightly pointing out that hundreds of people can't be one's friends in any meaningful sense of the word friendship.
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Word Ways: Vol. 47
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Available at: http://digitalcommons.butler.edu/wordways/vol47/iss4/7