un·​fol·​low | \ ˌən-ˈfä-lō How to pronounce unfollow (audio) \
unfollowed; unfollowing; unfollows

Definition of unfollow

transitive verb

: to stop subscribing to the feed of (someone or something) on social media : to stop following — see follow entry 1 sense 8e I had to recently defriend on Facebook and unfollow on Twitter several men and women for this very reason.— Emma Barnett In three simple steps, here's how to make someone unfollow you on Instagram without blocking them or risking them noticing.— Kaitlyn Wylde

First Known Use of unfollow

2008, in the meaning defined above

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“Unfollow.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unfollow. Accessed 11 Jul. 2020.

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