How You Lose Friends on Social Media

How You Lose Friends on Social Media

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How You Lose Friends on Social Media
How You Lose Friends on Social Media

Are you being annoying? Does it seem like everyone is ignoring you?

Or worse… have they stopped following you? Maybe you are committing a social media faux pas. Check out our list of social media no-no’s, and if you are committing any of them, stop right now! Salvage your friendships before people simply unfriend you altogether.


Non-Stop Selfies

Do you post pictures of yourself every day? Maybe several in a row as you pose in what you decided to wear that day. People might be wondering if you are a narcissist. You appear to only be obsessed with yourself, and therefore wouldn’t be interested in having a quality friendship with them, so they are losing interest. If you are using Facebook as a place to seek attention, people get bored.

How You Lose Friends on Social Media - Non-Stop Selfies
How You Lose Friends on Social Media – Non-Stop Selfies

 

Keyboard Warrior

It is all very noble to believe in something, but when you start to sound like you are preaching, people will ignore you like they ignore a Jehovah’s Witness when they knock on your door. People have different perspectives, and if you appear really one-sided in your beliefs then friends will shy away and drop off the face of the planet.

Complaining about Other People

How You Lose Friends on Social Media - Complaining about Other People
How You Lose Friends on Social Media – Complaining about Other People

People will totally think you are just a whiney loser. Not only that, if they see you are moaning about other friends they know, they will wonder if you will also start moaning about them. They will simply stop trusting you and avoid interacting with you.

 

Privacy Settings Too Open

Do you find all your posts are being ignored by everyone but the creeps? Strangers making comments but your friends seem to be like ghosts? If you set your privacy settings to public, your friends will avoid interacting with you for fear that others will see personal information about them that they want to keep private. They will think you have no shame.

 

 

Commenting Drunk

How You Lose Friends on Social Media - Commenting Drunk
How You Lose Friends on Social Media – Commenting Drunk

When you drink, you lose all inhibitions – and also you lose your sense of humor. If you decide to be drunk when using social media, and comment on your friends posts and pictures, you will embarrass them, and humiliate yourself. This is a surefire way to lose your friends.


TMI!!!

How You Lose Friends on Social Media - TMI
How You Lose Friends on Social Media – TMI

Telling people about your gross bathroom habits, or about the procedure you had performed at the doctor’s surgery this morning will make people feel sick. They will just outright unfriend you as they don’t want that kind of revolting information filling up their feed.

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