- Thou shalt not "friend" nor confirm your ex-boyfriend/girlfriend.
- Thou shalt not "friend" nor confirm that guy or gal you hooked up with sophomore year of undergrad.
- Thou shalt not post suggestive photos of yourself as your profile pic.
- Thou shalt not post status updates that read, "bored and looking for some company."
- Thou shalt not IM your friend's spouse and have long conversations about the meaning of life and your impending mid-life or quarter-life crisis.
- If thou hast broken Commandment #1, then thou shalt not suggest a telephone call or coffee date to "catch up," because you might get caught up!
- Thou shalt not check "single" in Relationship Status if you're in a relationship.
- Thou shalt not hit the "like" button when your buff ex from high school posts his shirtless pics on his profile.
- Thou shalt not post old photos of you and your exes on your profile.
- If thou hast broken any of these commandments, thou shalt not attempt to hide your actions from your spouse, for as there are no secrets on Facebook, so no secret can be hid from your spouse.
Saturday, February 5, 2011
The 10 Commandments of Facebook
By now, we've all enjoyed long Saturday afternoons mining the delights of Facebook. But, apparently, that's not all we've been doing. Recent news stories have told tales of marriage-busting indiscretions that have begun on Facebook. Divorce lawyers back up these claims with figures of their own, showing an uptick in Facebook being a factor in marital rifts. So it seems that the time has come for I'm Just Saying's 10 Commandments for Facebook: