This App Lets You See who Unfriends You on Facebook
This new app will tell you who’s kicked you to the digital curb. The app, called Who Deleted Me for Facebook, makes a list of your current Facebook friends and tracks who removes you over time. Unfortunately, the app doesn’t know who has defriended you in the past; it only keeps tabs of your friend list after it’s been downloaded.
Who Deleted Me for Facebook, which is available for iOS, Android and a Chrome extension, creates a feed of who has removed you. It also notifies you each time someone else deletes you from their friends’ list, if you need reasons to feel bummed throughout the day.
The app, which launched in 2009, previously worked with Facebook, but the social network ultimately disabled it because it “circumvented their intended limitations,” said the app’s developer Anthony Kuske in an email to Mashable.
Now, as first reported by The Next Web, the app is back with new features, including how frequently the app checks for updates. Kuske said it shouldn’t be disabled this time around because it now gets a user’s friend list from their page, rather than going into the API.
However, the Who Deleted Me website and app have been experiencing some usability issues after news of its rebirth; both have been crashing due to an influx of traffic, Kuske said. Meanwhile, many users are complaining in the Google Play store that the app is failing to load.
The debatably good news is there are other ways to find out who’s been deleting you, too. Users can download all of their Facebook data, which puts all of their information in .htm files. With this data, a user can essentially do what the app does manually, if you’re hesitant about handing over personal log-in details to a startup app.
You just have to download your user data at two different times and use a list compare website to look at the two “friends.htm” files. From there, you’ll have to determine who you removed verses who removed you.