Finding Out About a Death on Facebook

Last week was a tough one for me on Ye Olde Facebook. On two consecutive days, I learned about two deaths through status updates. The news itself - and the form of delivery - had me reeling with a weird sense of connected disconnectedness. Does death even have a place on Facebook? Do those online relationships really run that deep? How do I properly handle this? ...more
I just experiences this on December 31st. This is a terrible way to find out. Even worse, they ... more