7) I'm Not Dead, but Thanks for Asking


Two months later I was caught in a deadly explosion in the Philippines. At least, that’s what Facebook thought when it notified me that morning asking me if I was okay. Frowning into my computer screen, I clicked on the notification.

John, are you alright? A bomb was detonated near you…

I assured Facebook I was in fact alright, for I wasn’t in the Philippines. I was at home living life as usual, but Facebook in all its technological advances had seen me friend several people from the Philippines during IYLA and had mistaken me for b