It's so temping to share with the world Facebook how miffed you were when your roommate stumbled in at 3 a.m. on a Tuesday night with some rando. Your girlfriends at home would def feel your pain, and you know they'd leave a few snarky comments on you wall to help ease the severe mental damage you sustained from being woken up at such an ungodly hour.
There are a lot of complicated things in life – like trying to figure out what’s going on in the Middle East, or why Charlie Sheen is still famous, or what outfit to wear this Friday night – But your Facebook relationship status should not be one of them.
I love the first week back after Thanksgiving break. No scratch that, I hate it, actually. But what I do like is what that week represents. It’s the beginning of the end.
Introducing Foursquare for Facebook, called Facebook Places, that takes everyone's favorite stalker application to the next level. Not only will your friends, frenemy's, second cousins, and co-workers be able to check into locations, but they'll also be able to check you into locations. Apparently they're claiming that it's just like tagging someone in a photo because it has a detag option.
Back in the day (when I still had a MySpace account) Facebook was a brand new platform for social opportunity and getting to know people in college. I remember the days when my status was restricted by the word "is" and I only had 50 pictures tagged of myself at graduation parties and I thought I was super rad. Suddenly, My Space turned into the Britney Spears white trash of all social networks and I was spending the majority of my time on the blue and white pages of Facebook.
You know what's cool? Pit stains. Or not. But thanks to the summer sun, I've got 'em and I have a feeling they'll be sticking around until September. That oughta be good for my social life.
And so ends my first full week of no gossip.... and it was pretty tough. I would go to tell my family, friends, or boyfriend something and before I even opened my mouth I would have to ask myself if it was gossip. A lot of times, it would be, so I would have to stop, come up with another topic and start over.
We're all well aware of the friends every girl needs, but what about the friends nobody wants? Is there anything more annoying than having to avoid a friend that you hate? It’s like, "stop calling me every day and messaging me on Facebook all the time and showing up in my bedroom when I’m sleeping."
Facebook is the hallmark of our generation. It's usually a good way to see what your friends (or acquaintances, or enemies...) are up to and a good way to kill some time. But the more I think about it, the more I'm convinced that this social networking tool is actually ruining our lives and dramatically changing the way we stalk communicate...for the worse.
BREAKING NEWS. A study done at The University of Maryland shows that students are addicted to social media. ....Wait a second, we needed a study to prove this??
Our newsfeeds this week were full of grown people acting like toddlers. News flash: if you're annoyed by Facebook, log off. Or send your gripes to me (FBWallofShame@collegecandy.com). Trust me, it's therapeutic.
Headache Holly H3 ACT LYK3 H3 KAN'T T3LL M3 WAT W3 GO!N 2 DO SO UMMA JUS DO M3..IAM NOT SAY!NG THAT ! DNT KAR3 N DAT ! DNT WANT 2 B W!T HYM BT IAM NOT GO!N 2 S!T AROUND N KRY L!F3 !S 2 GUD 4 DAT..!TS FUNNY HOW U ALWAYS HAV3 2 LET GO OFTH3 PPL YOU R3ALLY LOV3!!!SN: H3 ST!LL ON MY M!ND DO3!!
Lonely Lauren i miss laughing with you and feeling like we didn't have to overcome any heartache we caused each other...i just miss you. i miss us. feel so...blah idek what word to use to describe it. Guy Who Posts Outdated, Annoying Song Lyrics he was a boy, she was a girl, can I make it anymore obvious?
Girl Who's Too Busy Updating Facebook to Enjoy Her Vacation In flordia with my amazing boyfriend who got me a beautiful diamond necklace for xmas :) Girl Who Skipped 3rd Grade Grammar Class ,,liquor makess my blooood run hott;;; strippp downn babbyyy ♥ ;; show mee wutchaa got,
Girl Whose Updates Consist Solely of What Her Dog Does: Getting Dooney out of bed to play in the snow is next to impossible. She just looks at me and then lays back down. She is such a teenie-bopper. I literally put her leash on and tried to pull her out of bed with no luck, the bed would have had to go on a walk also!
Ah, the new year is upon us, ladies. I absolutely LOVE this time of year, when everything feels so fresh and full of promise (or is that just the fact that I finally have my mom to clean my dirty laundry?). But, as tempting as it is to delete the old year like last week's Nip/Tuck season finale, there are still some (very valuable) days left in 2009.
Each week we're going to post the worst of the worst Facebook status updates right here. The updates that make us stare at the screen and ask "WTF?" The updates that make us hate the person, even though they are our "friend." You know you've got a few eligible Updaters on your Newsfeed...
Everyone has that one friend who is a habitual Facebook status updater. Their life is an open book for all of their cyber friends to read. As if people care that you are at the gym right now or cleaning out your earwax. There are some things better left un-updated. And there are some places and times when it’s not OK to update either.
I am going to have a sit down with my Facebook friends list and carefully consider who belongs there, who does not, and which family members need to be moved to the "Limited Profile" list. Yes, de-friending is a vicious process, but it has to be done in order to make way for new and more important friendships. Read: the people with the most exciting photos to stalk.
• If this girl can do anything, it's rock a pleather cat suit. • Serena and Venus are taking on...football? • Don't update your facebook status if you are doing one of these, please. • What color would you turn to avoid sex? • Surprise, surprise. LiLo has a sex tape... • What would your boobs tweet?
Lately it seems like Facebook is on a mission (aided by the company that sells prozac) to make me feel suicidal every time I sign on. For weeks all the status updates and albums were "lovin' summer" and "will it ever stop raining this summer?" I could easily relate to those as I was also experiencing summer and the torrential rain showers of '09.
Facebook and other social networking sites have revolutionized the way humans interact with each other. Facebook allows new opportunities to make new friends, stay in touch with old friends, network with professionals in your career field, find neighbors with common interests, and, oh yeah, stalk and manipulate people.
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