Are some of your friends on Facebook wearing out their welcome?  Suppose you added someone who turned out to be a Superpoke superuser.  Suppose someone won’t stop sending you invitations to the Ninjas vs. Zombies application.  Suppose you would like to punish all of those who jumped on the recent “write a note with 15 interesting facts about yourself and tag 15 people” bandwagon of narcissism.

Now suppose you like free food.

Burger King Whopper Sacrifice

Burger King has created a new Facebook application called “Whopper Sacrifice” that enables users to choose to unfriend 10 of their least worthy Facebook friends in return for a coupon for a free Whopper.

Burger King Whopper Sacrifice

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Burger King Whopper Sacrifice

Not actually all that different from aforementioned Ninjas vs. Zombies application.

Burger King Whopper Sacrifice

Public humiliation by rejection: coming to a Newsfeed near you.

Yes, it’s a shameless marketing ploy, and yes, it’s working.  Check out Whopper Sacrifice for yourself, or read Caroline McCarthy’s original post on CNET.

As of the time of writing, 13,350 onetime friends have been slighted by the allure of a $3.75 hamburger.

As of the time of writing, 13,350 onetime friends have been slighted in favor of the allure of a $3.75 hamburger. Actually, the allure of one-tenth of a $3.75 hamburger.

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