A new generation of Facebook addicts has emerged. From the time of Facebook’s creation in 2004, never have we seen a generation so devoted. Never have we seen a generation so enthusiastic. And never have we seen a generation so completely and utterly clueless. Mum and dad, we love you. What we don’t love is your lack of Facebook pizazz. So if you really must be our friend on Facebook, here are six helpful pointers to stop you from getting blocked.
1. When you post on our wall, EVERYONE can see it.
Imagine this. It is a normal day. You are on your laptop and you hear the oh-so familiar ding of a Facebook notification. When it says your mother posted on your wall, you think nothing of it. Little did you know, your life is about to take a turn for the worse. “Hi Darling, how is the UTI going? Remember that the doctor said to drink plenty of water.” Believe it or not, this actually happened to one of my friends on Facebook. Although the post was swiftly deleted, countless friends saw it, several liked it and one even took a screenshot. Parents, the next two words are the cardinal rule of Facebook. Repeat these two words with every login you make, every breath you take: USE INBOX.