Friday, May 11, 2012

Getting Clever With Facebook

I recently discovered an old friend from college died several years ago--we had lost touch. 

He wasn't on Facebook to begin with and usually dead people don't  Facebook pages. Getting in contact was difficult as his wife had "disappeared." I figured she had married again, but not having new last name makes it difficult.

I searched facebook for his children, using the name of the most unusual child. She didn't have "relatives" listed but I recognized one of her "friends" as one of her siblings. That sibling's Facebook page had his mother listed. I knew I had the right person as the first name was a match--but the last name was different.

Sometimes you have to creep on Facebook ;-)

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