The Oxford dictionary has added a new word to its extensive vocabulary which signifies the ever grow influence of social media. The word “unfriend” has managed to find its way into the English language. For those of you who are unfamiliar with the term, “unfriend,” means to remove someone from your friends list on any particular social network. Facebook being a great example. For someone who is unfamiliar with social networking, “unfriending” doesn’t seem like a big deal at first. But in reality it can be the equivalent of ending a meaningful friendship with someone. Social media has become an intricate part of communicating with others. Many people have developed friendships through mainly through these social networks. “Unfriending someone can have a hug impact on your social network standing if your not careful who you remove. “Unfriending” can be no different then ending a friendship in person. Perhaps many Facebook users don’t realize this, but you can be offending someone without even knowing it. It’s important that Facebookusers learn proper etiquette when using such networks. Communicating through Facebook and other sites is no different then talking with people in person. Having this approach will only help your reputation in the social media world.