Stop Using Social Media as a Weapon

Posts like this make me cringe. Social media is not a place to display your disfunctional interactions with people. It is embarrassing to your victim and to you. The rest of us just wish we never saw it.

Fill Your Own Glass

I scroll through my Facebook Newsfeed, smiling at a few jokes and memes.  I get my dose of popular and unpopular opinion as I slide by posts about the cause du jour.  I hit the “Like” button on a picture of a friend’s impossibly adorable children.  I leave a congratulatory comment on a post with good news, and I share a motivational quote on my own wall.

Then I hit on that post.  The one that makes me cringe.  The one that makes me suck in my breath.  The one that causes my inner voice to cock its head back and say, “Oh no she didn’t…”

Oh yes she did.  One of my friends has called out her spouse in a withering, sarcastic post, and it is right there for me to see.  Me and several hundred of her other closest friends.  Throw in close to a thousand more, because…

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3 comments

  1. mother wintermoon · August 15, 2015

    This is why I never call upon the questionable entity that is Facebook. :-O I read a post today where someone’s child called it WasteBook.

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    • Gale A. Molinari · August 15, 2015

      Its like everything else. It depends on how you use it.. A hammer can build a house or break a head. The hammer isn’t at fault.

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  2. fillyourownglass · August 15, 2015

    I am most appreciative of the reblog! Thank you for sharing! Best, Karen 🙂

    Like

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