10 Rules For Reacting To Facebook Break-Up Notifications

02/22/2011 09:20 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • Village Voice

This week, Facebook announced an app that will alert you automatically when friends break up. While the intended audience is likely those pining away with unrequited love toward someone unavailable, waiting for the right moment to swoop in and make a move, this app could play well for those like us, who are just waiting for a friend to dump the jerk who made every joint interaction awkward.

It's wise, though, to adhere to a few rules when finding out someone is newly single via Facebook:

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