Sounds absurd? Well imagine this scenario: Let’s say you are trying to track down a long lost friend. Where would you turn to find him? White pages? Too old! Mobile phone number? It may have changed. Facebook? You got it right.
This seems to be the case of a woman in NYC, who has been desperately trying to contact her hard-to-reach husband. A New York judge ruled that it is allowed for her to file for divorce via a Facebook message. Is Justice embracing reality? Pretty much.
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The process (aka the message) will be repeated once a week, for three weeks, or until the messages are acknowledged by the soon-to-be ex husband, whose only contact with his bride is via phone or Facebook. He states that he has no fixed address or a billing address for his prepaid phone whatsoever.
Although we’re sure there’s nothing to “Like” in this case, we’re convinced that it is the (awkward) beginning of a new era for lawmakers in general. As Andrew Spinnell, plaintiff’s attorney stated: “I think it’s new law, and it’s necessary”. We definitely Like that last part.