Breakbook

Those pie-eyed romantics at the Facebook analytics team have been combing through some Spotify data in advance of Valentine’s Day 2012. The team has published what it says are the top songs that people listen to when entering a relationship, as well as the top songs people listen to after a breakup.

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The only thing that surprises me is the fact that Adele isn’t clinging to every spot on the “breakup” playlist.

Not shown: what sort of music you play when you are breaking up with Facebook itself, like I have recently done. Hint:

Click START and then select RUN. In that box type notepad c:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\etc\hosts. A neat little Notepad will appear with a bunch of computer jargon on it. Scroll down to the last line of that code and type 127.0.0.1 facebook.com. After that Facebook will never show up on your PC again. You can substitute the domain for any other domain that you do not want to view.

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