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After the Election, Time to Heal Your Facebook Divide

Did the political views popping up on your Facebook newsfeed force you to unfriend some online acquaintances? You weren’t the only one. The community discussed the etiquette of political discussion on Facebook.

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This week was full of choices and innovations. Long brewing battles, like the one between the two presidential candidates in the United States and the ever-present war of the smartphones, saw some resolution. Social media platforms showcased new features and, in some cases, new problems.

The 2012 presidential election has come and gone, leaving countless trends, tweets and memes in its wake. For those of us who live in a world based in social media, politics may have changed the composition of our Facebook friend list. Did you find yourself unfriending someone as a result of their political diatribes? Our community sounded off on how the election affected their newsfeeds.

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