Insensitive
adjective
Lacking in sensitivity to the feelings or circumstances of others; unfeeling.

Facebook.
Facebook is so insensitive.  Or the people on Facebook are insensitive.
“Lacking in sensitivity to the feelings or circumstances of others”.
A mother’s son died today in Port Stephens.  My little brother’s 17-year-old friend.  It was a motorcycle accident.
There is absolutely no reason that the person that told him should have found this out on Facebook.
Things like this should NEVER be posted on Facebook in the early stages.  The family and ALL close friends should have the chance to be told in person before finding it on Facebook.
I read recently that a mother found out that their son had died in a car accident a few hours earlier when she logged on to Facebook.  How would you take the news that way?
Life should be celebrated on Facebook, death should not be advertised.
Please show some sensitivity should anything like this ever happen to you or your friends.  Make sure everyone is aware before posting your obituary notices in cyber-space.

I’m open to comments and thoughts on this subject.

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