*Apparently Facebook is feeling all of the ex-lovers who no longer want to see a bunch of old memories taking up space in their new digs. After all, it took you long enough to get over him or her, so now that you have, why be forced to revisit pictures of the two of you in happier days…After the love is gone?
Facebook feels your pain and they have hooked you…us up baby! They’ve installed what they’re calling break up tools so you and your ex-boo can make a clean getaway.
Bye Felix or Felicia…You ain’t got to go home but you’ve…well, you know where I’m going with that right?
“We’re starting to test these tools today in the U.S. on mobile, and we’ll make changes and roll them out further based on people’s feedback,” wrote Facebook Product Manager Kelly Winters in a blog post.
“This work is part of our ongoing effort to develop resources for people who may be going through difficult moments in their lives … We hope these tools will help people end relationships on Facebook with greater ease, comfort and sense of control.”
I can see all the cowards now (and I’m not necessarily counting myself out!). Palms itching at the prospect of never having to be talked out of a relationship you both know is doomed because now, you don’t have to break the news face-to-face).
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