Once in a while, I’m unpleasantly surprised to find that I’ve been unfriended on Facebook. If the person is someone I’ve met once and will likely never see again, I don’t mind. Sometimes, though, I get unfriended by people I know well — people I will probably see again, and it feels like a digital slap in the face. In October, I read Joyce Wadler’s hilarious article, “Unfriending Someone, Before Facebook” in the New York Times. “I could not help but think how much better things were 50 years ago, when a relationship went south and you knew why,” she wrote. I immediately remembered the time in eleventh grade, before Facebook, when my close friend Madison* unfriended me.
Read the full story at The Huffington Post.
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