An aspect of social networking, where a person friends someone they no positive social connection with, for the sake of boosting their friend count, and perceived social status.
Jonas prefriended me on Facebook last week. We each thing the other guy is an asshole, but I prefriended him back to push me over 500 friends.
Ultra-popular Kim: Heather, why did you friend Jill last week, she's such a loser?
Just-as-popular Heather: Because she worships me just like my other 1200 friends on Facebook, confirming my popularity and ensuring I'll win the vote for Homecoming Queen.
Heather grows up to become the skanky trophy wife of a used-car salesman. Jill grows up to be a lawyer and makes partner at a major law firm.