The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: Facebook Relationship Statuses

November 14, 2011 in Daily Bulletin

Anyone who has ever been in a relationship during the reign of Facebook knows how sensitive and troublesome “relationship statuses” can be. Relationships are of course complicated, but a new dimension is added when Facebook comes into the mix. Not only are you dealing with your significant other (or not), but you have to contend with the implications of everyone you have ever known (plus some) interpreting your action or inaction. This has led to an array of:

  • new etiquette on and off the site
  • amplified competition post-break up
  • broken hearts

Check out the rest of the story on Time here.