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Till Facebook breakup do us part

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Aashish Goswami and Jenny Jorvig have dated since early 2005. They became "engaged" on Facebook, as a joke, and subsequently received dozens of congratulatory Facebook posts, messages and phone calls. (Courtesy of Jenny Jorvig)


Aashish Goswami and Jenny Jorvig have been dating for almost two years. They had originally listed their relationship on Facebook, but took it off after their mock engagement on the Web site got out of hand. (Courtesy of Jenny Jorvig)

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The days of varsity jackets, pledge pins and commitment rings as signs of an exclusive relationship are gone., the social-networking Web site for young people, is the new arbiter of who is and isn’t available.