Tina Fey's daughter Alice, the girl who gave us, "I want to go to there," has delighted the world once again with a photo of her swaggering down the sidewalk with her mom and dad. After the shot was posted to Reddit, Alice started hobnobbing with celebrities in other memes, from Keanu Reeves to Leonardo DiCaprio.
One guy got a shock when he realized the YouTube video being passed around Facebook was of a childhood friend. Our perspective changes when the human cartoon we laugh at is someone real — or even ourselves.
Here's an interesting situation: a woman reconnects with an old college frenemy and now feels there's weirdness between them. We'd say "why re-friend them in the first place?" — except that we've all been there.
Now, you no longer need to fear being confronted with happier times over morning coffee; Facebook has modified its perniciously insensitive "Photo Memories" box.
Here's a worst-case scenario for you.
A 60-year-old Englishman who says he's "bedded" 1,500 online conquests is mad that Facebook keeps deleting his account, explaining it's "not the place to meet people you don't know." This is not his first cyber-eviction; he blames scorned women.
Search "online dating ghostwriter" and you get a lot of hits, both from aspiring Cyranos-for-hire, "coaches" hoarding The Secret to profile gold, and would-be-wooers eager to shell out for some professional help.