It was a hot week for comments at Mashable, and we've found the best for you here in our weekly wrapup.
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A recent study by a graduate student at the University of Colorado Denver Business School suggested that 40% of people say they would avoid someone who unfriended them on Facebook. Our readers generally argued that the close to 600-people sample size of the survey taken on Twitter wasn't large enough to be conclusive. As the conversation developed, however, many began arguing about the larger issue of who you decide to "friend" on Facebook in the first place.
An Applebee's waitress never suspected that a receipt she posted on Reddit would go viral. In our comments, some readers defended the waitress, while others argued that the customer got what she deserved for not tipping.
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While many people couldn't stop talking about the First Lady's bangs or new twitter account, this Alabama teacher took to talking about her "fat butt" and "queers" in his classroom. A student was able to record the audio of the hate speech and expose the teacher for the inappropriate talk. You can hear the audio for yourself if you choose. Our readers weighed in on what they though the role of opinions should be in the classroom.
Today, startups are a hot place to work and are growing increasingly more popular. In What to Know Before You Apply to a Startup, we explored the benefits and the skills and references you need to land the job, and keep the job. Our readers contributed lessons from their own career experiences in both startup companies and larger corporations.
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