Technology is hell, people, and this evening I found confirmation of this in a web-published transcription of a conversation overheard by someone else on the other side of the world:

First woman: I was doing well for awhile, feeling okay about the break-up, getting over him. I like my new place, I started going to the gym…
Second woman: Good for you!
FW: …and then I logged onto Friendster

Read the rest at Scribbling.net.

1 Comment

  1. patricia

    i can’t even imagine. it’s like turning the whole web into one big dysfunctional junior high school where everyone knows all your business. hell indeed.

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