LATEST NEWS

Facebook Friends? Boring. Try Getting Some Facebook ENEMIES

RELATED QUOTES

SymbolPriceChange
FB117.58+0.85

College professor Dean Terry is tired of the relentless positivity in Facebook, where everybody is friends with everybody else.

So he's built an app that lets you designate Facebook enemies as well.

As the Chronicle of Higher Education reported this weekend, Terry thinks that real world relationships are a lot more complicated than Facebook allows. For instance, more than 3 million people have signed up on a Facebook page asking for a "Dislike" button, but Facebook specifically outlaws that word in its developer terms.

But it doesn't have any rules against naming your enemies.

So Terry built an app called EnemyGraph that lets you take any entity in Facebook -- person, place, other app -- and deem them your enemy.

The app also posts "dissonance reports" that notify you when one of your so-called "friends" has liked one of your enemies.

Terry, who previously built an app that lets people see deleted tweets, expects Facebook to shut the app down. So get it while you can!

By the way, the current top enemy is Rick Santorum and the current top trending enemy is the Westboro Baptist Church, but it's got a pretty small sample size.



More From Business Insider

--

Get stories like this on the Yahoo app and discover more every day.
Download it now.

DON'T MISS

  • "The system is becoming more and more reliable"

    Ajay Bhushan Pandey, DG and Mission Director, UIDAI, spoke to Business Today on Aadhaar enrolment crossing the one- billion mark. …

  • Aadhaar's Identity Crisis

    Aadhaar enrolments have crossed a billion. But will the project make the desired impact on the ground? …

  • Keepers of the Law

    Mumbai-based Complykaro is helping companies comply with laws related to sexual harassment at the workplace. …

  • Costly Setback?

    SKS Microfinance's failure to win a small finance bank licence, even as its competitors got them, is likely to hit its growth prospects hard. …

  • Price-less

    The Mi 5 is a power-packed flagship smartphone with the best of features and comes at an unbelievable price. …

  • Impeccable

    Be it display, usability, camera or sound quality, the 9.7-inch iPad Pro is a spectacular tablet, but comes at a high price. …

  • Honey, i(Phone) Shrunk the Screen!

    Apple has relaunched a 4-inch iPhone in a market flooded with big-screen phones. Will this bring smaller screens back on the shelves? …

MARKET MOVERS

  • Most Actives
    Most Actives
    NamePriceChange% Chg
    14.99+0.75+5.27%
    SUZLON.BO
    20.65-0.50-2.36%
    NHPC.BO
    74.00-1.90-2.50%
    SPICEJET.BO
    236.60-3.55-1.48%
    ICICIBANK.BO
    69.90-4.85-6.49%
    JINDALSTEL.BO
  • Price % Gainers
    Price % Gainers
    NamePriceChange% Chg
    153.10+25.50+19.98%
    SMRUTHI.BO
    41.80+6.80+19.43%
    NEOINFRA.BO
    19.06+2.77+17.00%
    ASSOSTNB.BO
    131.45+18.25+16.12%
    TATAMETALI.BO
    206.70+26.80+14.90%
    ANUHPHR.BO
  • Price % Losers
    Price % Losers
    NamePriceChange% Chg
    32.85-7.85-19.29%
    GUJFOIL.BO
    13.70-2.65-16.21%
    OFSTECH.BO
    65.85-9.00-12.02%
    KAMADGIRI.BO
    81.50-11.00-11.89%
    SETFBSE100.BO
    21.05-2.45-10.43%
    INTLCONV.BO
  •  
    Recent Quotes
    Symbol Price Change % ChgChart 
    Your most recently viewed tickers will automatically show up here if you type a ticker in the "Enter symbol/company" at the bottom of this module.
    You need to enable your browser cookies to view your most recent quotes.
  • Recent Quotes News

    •  
      Sign-in to view quotes in your portfolios.