Online grief hijacking is part of SATC spat
Death brought a seemingly long-brewing 'Sex and the City' spat online and on view to everyone, writes Sarah Caden
There was a time, in a situation that combined no-love-lost and a bereavement, that a card would be sent, politely expressing sympathy, and that would have been that. It might well have been the case that the said card was received, scoffed at as insincere and thrown in the bin, but that would have been the end of it.
No response required. No response given. No hard feelings made adamantine by being aired over the internet, for millions to read and rake over and render all involved a little red-faced.
Animosity just isn't what it used to be.