5 Facebook Updates You Will Absolutely Regret Posting

facebookSocial media regret. It's happened to the best of us. At the time, for whatever reason, we think it's a good idea to post something. We're feeling confident, on top of the world; or pissed and want to vent. So we take to Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram to voice our in-the-moment feelings. And then minutes or days later, we're filled with regret. What possessed me to write that status update? Why on earth did I post that photo?

You're not alone, friend. But learn from your mistakes. Here are 5 things you'll without question regret posting to Facebook.

Step away from the keyboard.

1. You're pissed at someone. Whether you want to openly vent about your boss (don't ever do that) or vaguebook about a salty comment a friend made, airing your dirty laundry on Facebook is never a good idea and one you'll surely come to regret. It sounds corny, but instead of taking your frustrations to social media, try writing an email to yourself. When you read it in an hour or so, you'll be happy you kept things to yourself.

2. Drunk photos. In the moment, you probably don't see anything wrong with uploading a few wastyface photos. In fact, you and your friends probably think it's an awesome idea. But it's not. And when you log on sober the following day, you'll see why.

3. Revealing your crush. Odds of this happening the same night you post wastyface photos are pretty high. But again, try to refrain. Nothing wrong with letting someone know you think they're the bee's knees, but no need to announce it to the world. You may wind up feeling a little silly afterwards.

4. Super sexy selfies. I'm not a prude here, but some things people just don't want to see on their newsfeeds. And regardless of how good you look, you, bikini-clad and making duck face, is probably among them. If you're feeling good and want to capture the moment, by all means, do so. But keep it to yourself. You don't want your boss or parents' friend to see the pic.

5. Proclaiming your love for someone two weeks after you started dating. Not only do others find public proclamations of love on Facebook kind of annoying, you seriously might weird your new love out. Express your feelings the old-fashioned way: Via text.

Have you ever regretting posting something to social media?


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Bunny Lee DuChemin Wilson

It's my page...I'll post what I want. If someone else doesnt like it, that's their issue. If I regret it later, so be it. Plus most of these are not that bad.

Patti Moghabghab

......the old-fashioned way- via text.............cracked me up!!

heydo... heydooney

I regret nothing!

Rebecca Marie Adcox

People who do this get laughed at and not taken seriously by ANYONE. They come off as attention seekers, insecure, and pathetic. Since I'm over the age of 30, I am not at risk of doing these things....anymore.....

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Michelle Hollis

I agree with this completely. I don't do this stuff because to me it's pointless. But if they insist of doing it anyway, I just hide them from my feed. SImple as that.

I know no one cares and no one wants to see it in his or her feed, so I don't do it. To me it just seems immature. But that's my opinion, I know others will disagree.

Jacki... JackieGirl007

Don't forget don't say ANYTHING about your boss or your job:)

I know a girl who got fired for that. :/

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