A haunt is a ghost from a previous relationship (or fling) that somehow got stuck in your online realm.They show up to spook you without any warning and, because they come and go when they please, the only way to get rid of them is to wait until they decide to go haunt someone else. To be clear, haunting is more than silently lurking on someone's Instagram or Facebook from relationship hell or heaven.It's simultaneously painful and comforting for Sarah to see his username on the list of story viewers."Knowing he always watches makes it seem like it would be less weird for me to [text him]," Sarah said.
These little reminders can be incredibly disorienting — why do these dead relationships linger?
If communication is cut off everywhere else, why swirl around in your digital sphere?