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EnemyGraph, the App that Lets You Share the Names You Love to Hate

BY Nick Judd | Wednesday, April 4 2012

The creators of EnemyGraph, a Facebook app that asks you to indicate your enemies rather than your friends, are back in the laboratory. The application lets users indicate people or ideas they hate — either friends or celebrities — and select an archenemy to tell the world who or what they hate most of all. It was created by University of Texas at Dallas Emerging Media and Communication student Bradley Griffith, the emerging media program director, Dean Terry, and Harrison Massey, also a student in the program. "I feel like our intuition about people wanting to express dislike about a variety of things in an aggregated fashion and in a social context has been confirmed," Dean Terry, the director of the emerging media program at UT-Dalls, wrote to me in an email earlier this week. "The next step is to think about how to facilitate alliances around things people are upset about." Read More

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