Happy Friday!

I hope everyone is as excited for the weekend as I am! My boyfriend and I are going away for the weekend to hang out with his sister, her husband and their kids so we’re pretty excited! Actually, I think I’m more excited about it than he is, but whatever. We’ll be enjoying fish tacos, swimming, possibly some beach walking or something, some boba runs (bubble tea), and I want to swing by this macaron tea shop I’ve discovered on Yelp. Soo, I’m not sure if I’ll be updating much this weekend as I don’t know how much free time I’ll have to blog post, but if anything, definitely follow me on Instagram @StorybookBeauty where I try to post regularly on things that I’ve recently received, am currently testing for review or other fun tidbits like AJ’s Mom, who recently sent me lip balm yesterday! Thanks AJ’s Mom, I will definitely be doing a whole post on it later to thank you properly! ❤

Anyhow, so onto more things that just annoy me because I am now coming into my own and realized how much I love to complain 😉

In my original post on annoyances, I posted about 13 general things that make me cringe – you can see that post here – and now I would like to complain about facebook because there is so much stupid crap that happens on there and if I didn’t have a blog, I’d probably never log on, but I do so of course I experience a lot of the immature posts, etc. that we’ve all seen. I hope you guys find this entertaining, easy to relate to, and get a good laugh!

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10 Things That Annoy Me About Facebook :

  1. People Take Themselves WAY TOO SERIOUSLY. Whether they get all political, artsy or whatever, they take it way too seriously and then need to have the last word or write you a life story type explanation. It’s just annoying and ridiculous. FB is a social network site; do we really need to have an existentialist discussion here? 
  2. That Ambiguous Facebook Post. You know the one. It usually starts with “Some people really need to…” or “Some people are just so…” Seriously, you know who you are. Just stop it. You’re not clever and chances are the person you wrote about will pick up on it and you’ll start a petty argument on FB (See #3 & #4 for more info). Just stop it and message them or contact them in person if you have some issue. Unless you’re 15, act like an adult and solve your problems like one. 
  3. People Who Put Their Issues On Display & Get Angry When Others Comment. When people post crap like ” Haha drunk at Shannon’s Bar again…” for the third night in a row, but then get angry when someone says “Man you have a drinking problem.” Come on people, it’s bound to happen. Don’t be angry when you posted on a public forum and someone called you out on your problems. After all, you posted it on a PUBLIC forum. 
  4. Having Your Break Up (whether friend or boyfriend or whatever) on Facebook. Just do us all a favor and don’t. If you cheated, if they cheated, if you hate them, I don’t care. I’m on FB for funny pictures and light hearted community, not your petty break up so call them on the phone or get off your arse and break up in person like a normal human being in PRIVATE.
  5. Racial & Ignorant Yet Political Status Updates. Posts like “Kill all …[insert ethnicity, religion, etc. here ]” or anything else that starts with “I’m [insert nationality here ]” and ends with “so F you if you don’t like it.” Why????
  6. Constant Game, Truth Game, Fortune Telling, Tell My Future, Horoscope & Other Invites That I Keep Denying. No, I don’t want to play Farmville or Mafia Wars with you. I don’t want to “see what people have been saying” about me or read the supposed “truth.” I don’t particularly care about my horoscope or palm reading or whatever and I can’t loan you any “coins” for your game either. Stop sending me virtual goats, cows, and other crap. It’s annoying. 
  7. The Fact That FB Uses My Web Cookies Even When I’m Not Logged On To Tailor Ads to What I Like. This is not any person in particular (unless you happen to run this part of FB marketing). But seriously, stop watching me. It’s weird and creepy that you know that I was looking at NBC.com and now my FB sidebar is showing all manner of Grimm merchandise to me. Not to mention rude as hell so stop stalking me.
  8. That Lecture / Lesson Post of Wisdom. Posts or status updates that start with “People need to learn when to…” etc. It’s patronizing, condescending, and elitist of you to post crap like this. Knock it off or speak to them personally. 
  9. Internet Protection & Rudeness. People who think that the invisible barrier of the internet gives them license to be crass, rude, catty, etc., but who would never speak to anyone in that way in real life. The internet allows passive aggressors a way to be aggressive without being aggressive. Also, I just think it’s cowardly, stupid and impolite.
  10. Facebook Wall Arguments. Why do people like to put other people on blast? It’s like a new form of bullying. Also, don’t pretend you’re a mature and respectful human being when you do this because that was nulled the moment you decided to post your crap on a facebook wall instead of in a private message or in person. Just saying. 

So, you may agree or not, but these are just a few things that annoy me about facebook.

What annoys you about Facebook or social networking sites?

5 thoughts on “Happy Friday + 10 Things That Annoy Me About Facebook

  1. love beauty not cruelty

    I really hate those “god what a sh@& day”, “I hate my life” etc comments that are purposely trying to get sympathy and attention pfft get a life!!!! Ha ha ha love this post x

    1. storybookapothecary Post author

      I know right! It’s totally a call for attention. Drives me nuts. Or the people who post pics and are like “OMG I’m Sooo ugly” just to get people to be like “no you’re pretty” blah blah. It’s so annoying! Lol glad I’m not the only one 😉 x glad you enjoyed the post as well !

  2. AJ's Mom

    I’m going to say awww for the shout out 🙂 I’m so glad about the lip balm thing. Believe me, I thought of you right away when I saw that so I just grabbed it. And thanks in advance for the review. This brand seems promising.

    Now about this post… would you believe that this is the first time I’ve heard the word
    ‘catty’ ? LOL. And I’m sure it has to do with cat-like behavior. It’s a shame about Facebook and how it’s being utilized by people. And I might be guilty before of blaming Facebook for things, but now I realize things clearer that, it’s only a tool, and has nothing to do with all the cat-fights, battlefields, blasting etc… the users who use it irresponsibly gave Facebook a bad, bad name. Yes, I hate no.3, not to mention the rest of the stuff here. Because I don’t get it. If you don’t want others to poke their nose into your business, then don’t share your business with the rest of the world. But I supposed every now and then others crave for that attention, something they don’t get in the real world. It’s sad really.

    Don’t worry, I won’t be drowning my blogging sorrow with energy drinks haha.

    Thanks for this post Tianna.

  3. f00dventures

    Hahah these last few “rant” posts are quite entertaining. I especially know someone that does #1. It’s quite annoying sometimes. Ask her a one line question and she will respond with 5 paragraphs. Or she will post a status and then respond to her own status with like 3 comments explaining herself. And worst of all, if she experiences something just a little, she suddenly thinks she knows everything about it. Ugh I have a story about that one but I’ll leave it off the forum lol


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