"Facebook is a place for sharing life’s important moments, which for many people include their romantic relationships. When a relationship ends, we’ve heard from people that they sometimes have questions about the options available to them on Facebook.Improving the Experience When Relationships End | Facebook Newsroom
Starting today, we are testing tools to help people manage how they interact with their former partners on Facebook after a relationship has ended. When people change their relationship status to indicate they are no longer in a relationship, they will be prompted to try these tools."
Friday, November 20, 2015
Improving the Experience When Relationships End | Facebook Newsroom
Gone but not unfriended (or blocked); see the full overview for new post-relationship options