Post # 17
@beekiss2: Yea, it was kind of uncomfortable but its since been removed. I think it was just her way of dealing with it.
@julies1949: I agree with beekiss. For the most part on here if a topic is Too Much Information, its labeled as so. If you’re uncomfortable with those types of things then theres no reason to open it. On FB, the crazy stuff is right out there in the open. Its generally too late to stop reading once you realize its something that you would have preferred not to know.
Post # 18
Here’s my list:
Whole albums of a stillborn baby.
Positive pregnancy tests (I don’t see something in my Facebook feed that you just PEED on)
Detailed labor updates
Album of post motorcycle crash where huge whole sections of body are without skin
Post # 19
I’ve seen it all. From one of my parents old neighbors life falling to pieces (forclosure, divorce, lack of money, abundance of partying), to ex-family members posting pictures of themselves with the person they cheated with even before the divorce was final.
The worst is my brother’s wife posting extremely off the wall things about myself not being able to afford a child and that I should “take care” of the problem, not working for part of my pregnancy because I was put on early medical leave, and even talking trash about my parents and they way they treat me & my brother. Then she complains about coming to family events because she doesn’t feel like she’s wanted there.
Post # 20
I also had a friend who posted a whole album of pics of her stillborn baby. I was shocked and my older sister called me crying.
I will never be able to get those images out of my mind and I will be terrified when I get pregnant that the same thing will happen to me.
Post # 21
Well I think the worst one was when my little sister changed her relationship status from being in a relationship to engage without telling anyone. I had found out through my friend that was friends with her also through a text message while I was at work because we can’t access FB there.
Post # 22
My favorite of the year was finding out a “close” friend had given birth. She posted a picture of her newborn about 30 mintues before she decided to message me.
We used to be very close and I was there for the birth of her first child. Our relationship has really declined, but I didn’t realize how much until I found out about her baby’s birth through FB 5 hours after the delivery.
Edit: I also have seen a whole still born album. From the birth to the funeral and pics every month of this person visiting the baby’s grave.
Post # 23
@CaraMia10:ouch, yeah that definitely is rough.
Post # 24
My cousin posted a status about taking his girlfriend’s virginity on Facebook. This cousin just so happened to also be friends with said girls MOTHER as well. That was interesting to say the least.
I’ve also seen positive pregnancy tests seconds after they were taken.
Detailed descriptions of pregnancy happenings and the stages of miscarriage.
Play by play of illnesses…
Pictures from surgeries…
I’ll admit, I’ll post statuses like, “I’m sick. Don’t contact me.” And I let people know that I was having surgery on so and so day. But I would never go into detail about those things on Facebook. Ever.
Post # 25
Ugh. I get so annoyed. I have one friend who will post things about some fancy food she’s eating like we should be all impressed or something? No. Or CONSTANT POSTS. Just…No. Or my most recent pet peeve…everyone changing their statuses to happy new years (or merry Christmas…or really anything…). I mean…so redundant.
/rant. I’m supposed to stop ranting this new year…oops.
Post # 26
I’m right there with you all. The need to over-share seems to be high on FB. Personally, I’m not one of those people.
The most disturbing post for me was a friend’s pictures of his dog on his way and at the vet’s to be put down! I started bawling.
Then, my sister posted pictures of her 2 year old son in his is hospital gown waiting to be re-circumsized (I guess it’s not uncommon to not take enough the 1st time…yikes). I was like “that’s not cute, that’s depressing and unsettling”.
Sometimes I just don’t understand people.
Post # 27
My FI’s brother and sister in law are pregnant and went to find out the sex of the baby. After they found, they called her side of the family (that is a whole other story with being jealous with his family) and we had to find out over FB. Fiance wasn’t too happy that his brother couldn’t even call him or text him.
Post # 28
One person I was friends with posted how she had to go to the doctors because she needed to have a q-tip removed from her ear, grossed me out so bad that I deleted her then of course she asked to be my friend again.
Or this one just from today:
Fyi facebook world: ______ can climb out of her pack n play… Stay tuned for her next feat: climbing out of the crib (i’m sure it’s in the near future)
I do not care, just call your mom and tell her!
Also I am friends with my FI’s family and always have all this stuff in Swedish on my wall, so I google translate it but then I cannot reply and it drives me crazy!
Post # 29
People are all about the Facebook overshares! What bugs me the most are the passive aggressive status updates – I’m friends with a married couple on Facebook and the wife is constantly posting about things she’s not “allowed to get” and whining about her husband’s job and the fact that he cares more about his work than his family. When she found out he couldn’t afford a gym membership for her she posted a super whiny status update bitching about how “of course I find something I love, something that would make me happy and I CAN’T HAVE IT”
And of course he gets on and sees it! Keep in mind she doesn’t have a job and their children are in school. Oh, and he’s not in a line of work that pays well at all. I’m sorry – if you want a membership then GET A JOB and pay for the gym membership yourself. Ugh.
Post # 30
if people want to post about there children…deal with it. i am so sick of people on here and their rants about facebook. It is that persons facebook and if they are a parent that is what excites them that day. When any of you have a child u will see how exciting it is. If it bothers you that much then hide the person or delete them. If you are really seeing a status about what a baby did and it is bothering you that much then you are a mean person and need to delete facebook and not socialize with anyone cuz u have problems. WHATEVER. And if im sick ill post it. I will i dont care! its my wall! can any of you HATERS answer me this?? What are we allowed to post? WTF..
the stillborn stuff is too much but a milestone your child hits is a real exciting thing and it is nice to share with people. if you are their real friends u will be happy to read it or if not… DONT READ IT.