Post # 1
Sometimes it seems like everyone I know on Facebook is posting wonderful awesome news. Meanwhile I just keep plodding along and right now it seems like the most monumental part of my day was moving boxes from point A (my apartment) to point B (the storage unit). Sometimes it would be nice to have a filter on Facebook that would not show you all the annoyingly happy and upbeat posts.
If you could create any filter you wanted for Facebook what would it be?
Post # 3
No political stuff! I think politics brings out the worst in people.
Post # 4
@renwoman: can anti-stupidity be a filter? I totally want that filter!
Post # 5
no commentary on whatever important sports event is going on. if i cared about the world series or the super bowl or whatever, then i would watch it.
Post # 6
I think I’d also like a filter that cuts someone off if they try to post more than three times in a row. Seriously I have two friends that will post 6+ times in a row about really inane things (movie reviews, the habits of the hummingbirds at the feeder).
Post # 7
Sorry Mothers (you do very important work and kudos for that) but I would filter out your baby/ child pics and status updates.
I just don’t care. Sorry.
Post # 8
I’d ban the Happy Birthday post for people who are not on facebook (ie your kids, your grandma, and your little brother who will all not be reading the post).
Post # 9
It annoys me when people post pictures of a sunset and then tag it with something like: “GOD IS GOOD!”
…Yeah I bet god is good to you, getting to be a Stay-At-Home Mom and spend $1,000 on a Nikon to take “artistic” pictures and blog about it. Good for you.
People who obsessively upload pictures of them post-workout. Every. Single. Morning. with some stupid shit like “I’m a fit mama!” or “Great way to start my day!” … again, sure it is. You don’t have to work. You get to stay home all day. Meanwhile the rest of us have to sit in traffic for an hour each way to work and don’t get home until 8pm and don’t feel like working out.
People who post pictures of veggies and then say something snarky like “No processed foods for my body!” “My body isn’t a trashcan!” ….
It’s basically any rich, overprivileged, house wife that really pisses me off. And there’s a lot of them in the blogging world.
Post # 10
Why Facebook annoys me:
1. Something like 1/3 of divorce filings have it mentioned somewhere.
2. It creates unhappiness in some and promotes deceit by many.
3. It encourages narcissism.
4. It discourages real friendship.
5. It is a source of gossip and internet temper tantrums.
6. It has major privacy issues.
Honestly, I think the only legitimate use of Facebook for adults is keeping in touch with family. I also believe married couples should have joint Facebooks or not have it at all. Time after time after time, people I know who have Facebook talk about ex’s messaging them or their SO’s and how to deal with it. Someone I know began an affair via an old flame contacting them. No one seems to think of turning off messaging or profile viewing for non-friends. Or just cutting out Facebook.
Post # 12
I’d also add: People who continuously post purely about one or two topics and nothing else.
Post # 13
@Olivepepper: This lol.
Also attention seeking posts like ‘Feeling sad :-(‘. Oh, are you? I don’t care…
Post # 14
I’d like a super religious post filter, or one for those silly chain posts like: if you X repost this as your status or Y will happen. A political one would also be nice, especially around election season.
Post # 15
I’d filter out any status containing the words “my boo” or “my bae”…and pictures of your not so fabulous dinner. If you cooked up something nice and want to share, fine, I might want to try to make it too…but don’t put up pics every night of Kraft mac n cheese and Tyson pre-cooked/frozen chicken wings and be like “my bae threw down in the kitchen tonight!” Really, he boiled some water and used a microwave…LOL
I’d also filter out statuses with blatantly mispelled words and grammatical errors. Sorry, it just really irks me sometimes. My friend asked me the other day if my SIL can make him a “reef for the door” and I asked him why he had a door in his fish tank. LOL
Post # 16
I would ban people posting links to videos, articles, stupid e cards, all of that shit. None of it is ever amusing. I liked Facebook better when it was more actual status updates.