The Facebook Yearbook: Which Face Belongs to You?

Facebook is an interesting place where we (its users) put our lives on display for the enjoyment of others. How each person does that varies, but essentially that what’s happening.You can spin that thought how you want, but you know it’s true.

To me, Facebook is like a virtual high school. It’s a place where you round up thousands of different people from different backgrounds (rich, poor, jocks, nerds, and the like), throw them in a room and watch them find ways to seek out other people that will make them feel a little less “different.”

Remember your high school yearbook that had a list of superlatives in the back?

Here’s my version of the “Most Likely To…The Facebook Edition.”

Either you or somebody on your friend’s list is most likely to :

Be a DJ – These folks are avid music buffs that fill your newsfeed with whatever songs they’re feeling at the moment. That playlist usually comes courtesy of Youtube or Spotify.

Be a Minister or Motivational Speaker – No matter the time of day, they have a word (Biblical or otherwise) for you. Halelujah! You can do it!

Be a Photographer – What? You don’t want to see me in my bathroom photoshoot with the nasty white marks on my mirror? And we can’t forget the classic “front-seat-of-my-car-head-shot.” The photographer’s albums have literally hundreds of photos, full of various people, places, and things (and other nouns) for your viewing pleasure.

Be a Comedian – This person’s status updates about their day-to-day lives keep you in stitches all the time!

Be a Politician – Your own personal Rachel Maddow or Bill O’Riley. Your go-to Facebook friend for up to date commentary on why this country sucks or is the best place ever.

Be a Kill Joy – Never happy – just sad. Always sad. Hello, Eeyore!

Be a Narrator – Narrators are storytellers. Most of the updates start out with, “So….today I blah, blah, blah.” They’re masters at documenting conversations, too. “Me: What are you doing? Them: Nothing. Me: Why aren’t you doing anything? Them: Because. Me: O_0″ ¬†Thanks for the riveting details!

Be Most Popular: No matter what they write, it’s guaranteed to get a million comments from their 12, 535 friends afterward. For example, “I picked my boogers just now.” Eew! Gross! Hahahaha! Funny! Was it green? Me too! You never comment on anything they post because you know your cell phone battery will die shortly after from all of the new comment notifications!

Be Least Popular – Always a post, never a comment. From anyone. It’s like they only talk to themselves or their Facebook friends don’t know who they are.

Be a Twitter User – Your newsfeed is flooded with post, after post, after post, after post, documenting every detail of their day. From sun up to sun down, nothing gets left out.

Be PERFECT – Every status update ends with some variation of: Life is good. Loving life. I’m perfect. You’re not.

I have to admit that I’ve been one or three¬†of these at one point or another! Hey, what can I say?! It’s all in fun, right?

Which face belongs to you?

Have any more to add?

Comment below!


  • and THIS is reason #1254844152487 why I don’t do facebook!

    February 17, 2012
    • Amber

      Yes, ma’am WE KNOW! LOL!!! I should have added that one to the list as well – Most Likely Not to Use Facebook. Hahaha

      February 17, 2012
  • I love this post! I talk about this all the time with Hubby and friends!

    It’s sooooo funny because it’s soooo true!!LOL I’ve been quite a few of the people on your list!
    I’ve let go of a budding friendship because the person is such a kill joy/manic on FB. It’s just exhausting being her FB friend! LOL I had to get out before I put too much time in! *It’s bad but I’m being truthful*
    Besides, I already have friend from college who fills the kill joy space in my FB life!

    I love the Lord as much as the next woman, but I will admit the there’s is something about the Minister/Motivational speaker that rubs me the wrong way. However, I don’t want to “un-friend” them because their talking about God! *Again, I’m just being honest*

    February 17, 2012
    • Amber

      It’s so interesting to see the way FB has influenced the dynamics of the way we communicate. It’s fun to poke fun at ourselves every now and again!

      February 17, 2012
  • My personal FB acct is so boring. I don’t have any pictures at all (kind of like the blog). lol
    I only post every once in awhile and everyone is on a list. Only a handful of people can see what I actually post. And I usually delete my post after a week or so….
    Yes, I think FB is stalkerish. LOL
    I need you to come up with a name for all the people who have their pinterest linked with FB…driving me crazy!!!

    February 17, 2012
    • Amber

      I know someone else that deletes things not too long after they post an update. But once a post is out there, it’s out there! :)

      February 27, 2012
  • P. Lewis

    I really enjoyed reading this post. Could not help but to laugh at myself as I was saying to myself, “yep, that’s me and that and that and that.” LOL!

    February 18, 2012
    • Amber

      Thanks, P. Lewis!!! Your posts are also so insightful (of course) and truly inspiring!

      February 27, 2012
  • this is hysterical…but i’m with the first comment-er…exactly all the reasons why I ended my facebook account! haha

    February 27, 2012
    • Amber

      I’ve deactivated my account once or twice, but not for too long. And now that I have a blog page, it makes it harder to fully disconnect. It’s a vicious cycle! lol

      February 27, 2012
  • LOL..I love FAcebook…a little too much!!! BAHAHAHAHA

    May 20, 2012

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