A weird part of the life of a major celebrity is that people are obsessed with everything about them, even their blue territory.If you’re not a major celebrity, this is not a problem you have, I promise. I had the same facial expression I’d have on if someone made me watch a live event where people had their skin slowly peeled off. By the time I finished reading, I realized that my non-phone hand was clutching tightly to my forehead, forcefully scrunching my forehead skin together.My grandmother aside, there is no good reason to ever do this. There are lots of very annoying reasons to do this.Let’s list them: The one possibility I enjoy is that the message is written to be jealousy-inducing specifically for one individual who will likely be seeing it, whether it be an ex or a friend they hate. On the other hand, they have the same exact core motivations as the blatant braggers and looking at these examples actually makes the first group seem almost lovable in comparison. Examples: Core reasons for posting: Image Crafting, Jealousy Inducing On one hand, these people are at least self-aware enough to cloak their brag in something.
Core reasons for posting: Attention Craving I refuse to believe you feel a genuine outpouring of love for your 800 Facebook friends. Examples: Core reasons for posting: Image Crafting (FYI, I have a boyfriend; I’m in a wonderful relationship), Jealousy Inducing The image crafting and jealousy inducing motives here are transparent. Description: A public expression of your extremely positive feelings for your significant other or an anecdote signifying the perfection of your relationship.Description: A public posting from one person to another that has no good reason to be public.Examples: Core reasons for posting: Image Crafting; Jealousy Inducing; Narcissism; You’re over 80 and don’t realize there’s a difference between a public post and a private message. But instead of distancing myself from the horror, I soaked in it. It was everything bad about everything, all at once. Your moment of self-satisfaction is profoundly annoying to people you’re not that close with, and they make up the vast majority of people who will be subjected to the status. Even if that’s the case, the only people it’s okay to brag to in life are your close friends, significant other, and family members—and that’s what email, texting, phone calls, and live talking are for. The author wants to affect the way people think of her. The author’s thoughts, opinions, and life philosophies matter. This is the least heinous of the five—but seeing a lonely person acting lonely on Facebook makes me and everyone else sad. On the other hand, annoying statuses typically reek of one or more of these five motivations: 1) Image Crafting. The author wants to make people jealous of him or his life. The author is feeling lonely and wants Facebook to make it better.