SOUTH AFRICAN JUDGE ORDERS SERVICE OF PROCESS
As if the Newspaper publishers did not already have enough challenges to their business model, Service via Publication in the back of a newspaper is loosing its appeal. It would seem that it is being replaced by Service via Facebook, email and other electronic methods. Those that follow the Process Serving industry know that service via publication in a newspaper is typically ordered by a court when all other methods of service have failed or have otherwise been exhausted. Facebook seems to be the new preferred method of service when all other forms of service have failed.
This from the Independent Online News in South Africa (IOLnews)