Ex-Blocker: Extinguishing Old Flames Online

#Relationships

Wed, Aug 11th, 2010 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

First comes love. Then comes the breakup.

Then comes the awkward and painstaking task of Facebook de-friending, Twitter unfollowing, and deleting all photos, wall posts and other evidence of your relationship.

If a 21st century break-up sounds complicated, the "Ex Blocker" is a new application can help ease the process of digitally erasing your ex.

The software, reports this article by the Toronto Star, launched last month by New York design agency JESS3, promises to "hide your exes on the Internet" and keep your browser free of any mention of your former flame, by automatically blocking their Facebook and Twitter pages and erasing their names in Google searches and other web pages.

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