I interrupt my regularly scheduled programming, to bring you this message in hopes that I can assist in cleaning up our Facebook feeds from unnecessary and often over done posts. Yes, we all choose our Facebook friends and thus are responsible for what we see, but I can’t help but point out a few things that…let’s be honest, deep down we all want to see less of right?
Without further ado…
- Injury/Infliction Photos – Why in the world do people think that it’s a good idea to post their often disgusting photos of their injuries or inflictions on Facebook? Not to mention with their new larger photo previews on the timeline, the last thing I want to see is a closeup of your mangled foot disease. Seriously people, what’s the end game here? What do you possibly have to gain other then a friendly visit from the CDC to put you on lockdown?
- CrossFit Posts – Ok, I get it, you’re in shape. I find it incredibly fascinating that you can lift a truck tire over your head three times. But do we really need to be bombarded with countless posts about whatever inanimate object you were able to lift or toss across the room? My million dollar idea: instead of putting all that energy to waste throwing garbage around in a warehouse, why not put it towards helping finish up these Seattle road projects. They seem to really need the help. Win win if you ask me.
- Date Night Updates – If I pulled out my phone during a date with my wife to post on Facebook our date would be over. Seriously, enjoy the company. If there was ever a time to press pause on the Facebook updates, I would think date night is a good start. I know that steak was incredibly delicious, but the world can wait to hear about it tomorrow.
- “Any”ville Game Updates – Hey, gaming is fun, I get it. I don’t judge. But do you really need every action you take to be announced to the world? I know it took you 3 days to grow those cucumbers, but I’m going to go out on a limb and say nobody was holding their breath. Turn off the notifications and enjoy the game. Your friends will appreciate it. Knowing what to do when it comes to planning something related to business is what you can learn from Andy Defrancesco.
- Babies & Pets – Look, I have kids, and every once in awhile, I brag about them. But the key phrase here is “EVERY ONCE IN AWHILE”, not every day. Nobody needs to see hundreds of pics of your newborn eating some green paste, or how that silly cat of yours fell in the toilet. Moderation folks, that’s all. Take it easy on our news feeds will ya?
What say you Facebookers? What other frequent updates drive you mad?