Monthly Archives: February 2008

Facebook, ‘til death do us apart

Social networking sites make visible the futility of life, but also the marvel that appears in-between the banalities. When the most heart-rendering but at the same time unavoidable happens – that we die – the Facebook or MySpace page remains as a potential obituary, but if treated more clumsily, it just as likely remains as a mortifying gap in time, caught in some kind of morbid stasis. Continue reading

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