Why I Don’t Like Your Facebook Posts Any More

I don’t like your Facebook status updates any more. Nor, for the most part, your comments on your own or updates by others.

And it feels really good.

I have no doubt that my not liking some people’s posts has been noticed and gossiped about (in fact, I know for a fact it has) and that it has pissed a few people off.

I am fully aware, too, that ‘liking’ Facebook posts is ‘just the done thing’; a social norm, the behaviour that is accepted by a vast majority of society. Or, at least, those who frequent the various mediums for non-face-to-face-social interaction, and/or whom could possibly be considered ‘addicts’ or … whatever.

Alas, the repercussions of not liking posts or updates is that a revenge of sorts is sought, akin to ‘if she doesn’t like my posts, I’m not going to like hers’.

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And, ooooh, the devastation. The crying and the upset and the hurt and … oh, no, wait. I haven’t noticed, sorry. Ooops.

Let me explain a little further. Months ago, quite a few now, maybe five or six, or even seven. I dunno, sometime mid-last year, a friend (and actual one, not just one on Facebook) shared an article about a person who quit liking things on Facebook.

The aticle, entitled

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