People are annoying on Facebook — that's no secret. Between uninformed political rants and unnecessary gaming updates, we've all been tempted to do some major unfriending for a better social experience.
But Facebook unfriending can be awkward or taken personally, often making it more trouble than it's worth.
That's why we've come up with five alternatives to deleting a friend completely: changing visibility settings, tailoring updates based on interests and other ways to preserve both your friendship and your sanity.
Read more at: http://mashable.com/2013/03/22/facebook-unfriend-tips/