For those have lost, you know what I mean. To be reminded can be unwanted at times, especially when the insertion is uncontrollable and sometimes at an inconvenient time.
It was my little brother’s 37th birthday mid-November, however, we lost him to suicide in April 2017. Since then, we have of course had Facebook periodically remind us with photos of events we shared with him. Then, today as I was leaving to go shopping, LinkedIn suggested I might like to congratulate him on ten years with his employer, which of course never happened.
There are days I don’t mind social media, then there are days like these where it invades and I dislike. Though I know designed for happier intent, I do wish we’re made easier to just say “Thanks, but not for me.”