6 Things You Need To Stop Doing On Social Media Immediately
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6 Things You Need To Stop Doing On Social Media Immediately

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6 Things You Need To Stop Doing On Social Media Immediately
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Social media is filled with pictures of that beautiful girl you envy, the cute couples you fawn over, and your best friends having the time of their lives in Mexico. These are great, but there's also the people who are being just plain annoying, and asking for way too much attention. If you could stop doing these 6 things, that would be great.

1. Constantly posting your feelings on any platform of social media.

Sure, I don't mind at all if you do this once in a while, but if you're constantly posting how much you want to die or how angry you are at everyone and how fake everyone is in order to get attention, it really starts to get on my nerves. No one's going to rush to your side and give you that spotlight, I guarantee you. If you're seriously feeling upset and developing feelings of self-harm, I advise you to please go talk to someone or get professional help. Social media is NOT an outlet to throw these thoughts onto. Same goes for if you're angry at someone. Go talk to them. Outing them on social media may only make things between you worse, and every single one of your Snapchat friends doesn't need to know your drama 24/7.

2. Making every single selfie you take your Facebook profile picture.

This really, really irks me and I understand that you have the right to do what you want, but it's really not necessary to make every single photo in your selfie album your profile pic. It's not only annoying to see an update every single day that you updated it again, but it's also a constant self-promotion. Yes, you're beautiful, but seeing the same selfie with the same pose every single day gets tiring. How about a change of scenery?

3. Updating where you are or what you're doing 24/7.

I couldn't care less that you're seeing a movie or running to the grocery store or eating pizza. Social media isn't made to update people on your every move. There's no point in letting the whole world know that you're shoe shopping for an upcoming wedding. What's your goal? To make people jealous? To show that you're lonely? Checking in on Facebook into every single place is 100% pointless. I promise you, it's not going to get you anywhere. No one gives a flying ****.

4. Showing off your body every single minute.

I get it, you work out and eat healthy. You're not the only one. But I'm not posting every single workout and every single piece of food that I eat. I don't care how many calories you burned. And I really don't care how flat your stomach is right now or how toned your butt is. It's an amazing achievement, but I already know, I saw your snapchat story. Stop posting videos of you laying down and showing off your stomach and popping your butt out. It gets old fast. It can come off as being narcissistic.

5. Requesting every one you know on Facebook to play games.

If I didn't reply once to your request to play Farmville, don't request me again. It screams "I DON'T WANT TO PLAY", but you don't seem to realize that. I'd rather spend my free time tanning by the pool, shopping, or hanging out with my friends than to manage a fake farm through a phone screen. Most of the people who request games don't even know the person they are requesting that well, so I don't understand what your motive is.

6. Posting pictures and videos of you drinking and getting ****faced every time you go out or have a drink.

Honestly, stop. It's not cool. Not one bit. I really don't care that it's a nice day and you're having a drink. So does everyone else, you didn't come up with that idea. I can enjoy myself without posting to get everyone's approval. People are going to start assuming you have an addiction. Also, employers have access to see all your pictures and videos. If they come across these (which can very well happen), you aren't standing a good chance of getting hired because you are seen as irresponsible. It's not worth it, and I don't want or need to see your 3 AM story of you puking, thank you very much.

Just do us a favor and give everyone a break from your annoying habits for a while (or forever). The real world is so much better and it's not worth it to update everyone through a tiny screen.

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