You're in a tricky spot right now, but it was your boss who made the misstep because he broke a simple Facebook rule: don't friend anyone who works for you, because it puts that person in a difficult position (as you're finding out).
Our ancient craving for social connection makes modern devices like cell phones and social websites irresistible, and our hardwired desire for social status makes even something like Facebook friend count important to us.
I'm sorry, Jeremy Schneider, but I cannot be your Facebook friend. I wish I could, but my account was hacked over Memorial Day weekend, and I haven't been able to regain control of it since. And trust me, I've tried.
After the 250 millionth redundant picture of an infant was uploaded by a proud young parent who seemed to think he or she independently conceived the idea of creating additional human life, Mark Zuckerberg knew something had to give.
If a friend, acquaintance, relative or neighbor had noticed the writings on Jared Lee Loughner's MySpace page or his videos on YouTube and called them to someone's attention, might this horrible tragedy have been averted?
Just as it is for any other bride, whittling down the guest list is one of the toughest tasks in planning a wedding. Chelsea never asked my advice but had she, I would have suggested the following when deciding which friends to invite.