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The Many Types of Facebookers [Humorous Comic]

Which type are you?

Types Of Facebookers [via Geeks are Sexy]

Akemi Iwaya is a devoted Mozilla Firefox user who enjoys working with multiple browsers and occasionally dabbling with Linux. She also loves reading fantasy and sci-fi stories as well as playing "old school" role-playing games. You can visit her on Twitter and .

  • Published 01/27/12

Comments (13)

  1. Mike

    I’m a Liker/Lurker combo. I don’t post nearly as often as others do (check it daily, but post maybe weekly), and usually I’ll just ‘like’ something someone else posts… mostly because I have nothing really good to say, but still want to acknowledge it. If there was a term for someone who posts lots of news articles, that would be me, too.

    But yet this left off my biggest pet peeve… the Reposter. Repost this if you feel that you are morally superior to others and REALLY care about something soooo much that you want to guilt others into doing it, too!! Also, theres the similar Stupid Picture w/ Text Poster… they just put up a lame picture with some text overtop of it that they find witty, but the rest of us find obvious/not funny/obnoxious.

  2. TheFu

    I’m not one of those types.
    * have an account … to prevent someone else from using my name. It is tied to an email address that I don’t monitor.
    * 1 friend – the only other guy with my name in the USA.
    * blocked at the router. It is easier that way.

    Every few months, I sign in from a different network. I assume that eventually the account will be removed for non-use.

  3. J003

    @TheFu “I assume that eventually the account will be removed for non-use.”

    Even if you want to delete it, you can’t.
    Even if you delete everything, it will remain there.

  4. Citrus Rain

    I make a goodnight post on G+ every night where I have over 1200 bronies circled. Usally with a video or a picture so it’s not pointless. Also everything I think of gets posted here.

    With people I know… I only post interesting stuff or I’m asking for help with something. Sometimes post what I’m doing. Had to crack down on how often I posted because my irl friends don’t have hundreds in their circles, and my stuff was very constant. Several friends blocked me, but now enough unblocked me that I’m content with.

  5. Citrus Rain


    You hate re-shares?

    Google+ meme would drive you nuts: “LOL! SHARE IT!”

    …It gets worse when over 1000 people are sharing posts about SOPA to the SAME 1000 people. For days on end. (This happens in my stream because every brony adds every brony that shows up to their circles. It’s more like a message board.)

  6. Eduardo

    Mostly a liker, but I also share a lot of links from the web, usually HTG articles or the like. (Thus, the missing category, The Sharer: Shares everything read on the internet.)

  7. Xilef

    i would be the


    trying to convince people i know that Facebook is one of the best ways to have no (private) life…

  8. ovidiub13

    I do almost the same with @TheFu

  9. George

    errrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr… What’s the point in facebook?

    *George Posted:
    I am having the biggest turd ever!!!!! LOLOLOLOLOLOL!!!!!

  10. Roi

    Oh jeez I feel like I’m the Hyena :S

  11. jonas

    Xilef – me too, never had one either

    I don´t really see a point to facebook.
    I try to have a life instead :)

  12. LadyFitzgerald

    I pretty much agree with Xilef and Jonas. While I feel one can have a life and use social networking, Facebook has been rife with security breaches and apparently has no desire to protect one’s privacy. It is constantly coming out with something new that compromises personal security and or privacy, such as the new Timeline that is about to be rolled out. There is no way I’ll ever use Facebook, both because it’s dangerous and because I simply do not need it.

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