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When Facebooking Goes Horribly Wrong

15 - Published September 16, 2009 by in Lifestyle

Facebook recently added more capabilities including allowing twitter @ replies in Facebook messages.  As fun as fbook can be, there are now many dangers lurking in simple things like status updates and photo tagging.  Be careful out there. Let’s look at some of the bad (and occasionally funny) ways Facebook can go wrong.

4 Awkward Moments in Facebook "Likes" by Bryan Murphy

4 Awkward Moments in Facebook "Likes" by Bryan Murphy

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The 6 Most Common Facebook Photos


4. The Artsy Photo:

“Look at me! I’m so artsy! I think a lot. I want everyone to think that I am too cool for Facebook and that I rarely ever think about it, but I went to the beach to play guitar just so I could put this awesome shot on my FB profile! Did I mention I love playing the guitar?”

And finally, science (and Ron Burgandy) explains why Facebook chatting is like playing with fire for those of the female persuasion…

Repeated conversations among adolescent girls, known as co-rumination, can be unhelpful, particularly if it is about romantic disappointments.

Frequently discussing the same problem can intensify into an unhealthy activity for those who use Facebook and other electronic means to obsess about it, according to the researchers.

- Excessive chatting on Facebook can lead to depression in teenage girls

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Update: even CNN is talking about Facebook today on their front page. Freaking copycats.

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