Love in the Time of Algorithms

Boyfriend and Girlfriend Broadcasting Silly Fights on Twitter Are Surprisingly Endearing

"I asked Alan to delete Bejeweled."
Funny, they don't look pugnacious. (Screengrab: Twitter.com/wefoughtabout)

Funny, they don’t look pugnacious. (Screengrab: Twitter.com/wefoughtabout)

We all know the Internet can conjure relationships out of nothing more than thin air and a WiFi router. But where’s tech when you’re embroiled in the nitty gritty of a relationship, jousting with your partner over non-issues like pizza toppings and text message response time?

One Chicago couple might just figure that out. Claire Meyer and Alan Linic have tweeted the cause of every fight they’ve had since August, New York Mag reports, and the resultant account, @WeFoughtAbout, is a real beaut.

Here are some prime examples:

Anyone who can’t relate to these has clearly never been in a long term relationship. We salute Ms. Meyer and Mr. Linic for airing their humorous dirty laundry. It’s way more entertaining than yet another Instagram couple selfie with basic-ass Taylor Swift lyrics underneath.

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