The Separation and Social Networks
Modern break-ups are much more complicated than they were in the previous generations.
Before, the end of the relationship was an event that affects only two people. Now, you have to take into account the views of other people after the breakup as well as your former partner’s feeling when he/she is reading what you do online. All this is caused by the social networks, especially, of course, Facebook.
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Because of this, “cleansing the social network” after the collapse of the relationship is becoming more common.
Forty-two percent of participants in the British survey said they erased their former partner from the friends list on Facebook or ceased to follow him/her on Twitter three weeks after separation.
Thirty-four percent deleted all photos on the net with their former partner or partner. ….READ MORE ON THE NEXT PAGE