Help! My mom won’t stop ‘liking’ my (professional) Facebook updates

What to do when your biggest fan becomes your most avid Facebook fan (plus advice for other social media crises).

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Not only does your company have a stellar reputation and eye-catching website, but also the social media presence to match. It’s no surprise that social media is your “thing.” You were, like, the second Twitter user or something, and you understand how big a faux pas it is to “like” your own Facebook status (even though you’re hilarious). Seriously, you know what’s up. Hypothetically.

But there’s one problem with your social media: your mom.

She “likes” every Facebook update your company posts. Every. Single. One.

Don’t get us wrong, you love your mom in this “imaginary situation.” She’s basically a badass. She makes the best grilled cheese sandwiches and has great taste in movies. On a busy day, she brings you lunch from one of your favorite hypothetical restaurants. She even gave you your light blond locks. Or whatever color your hair is. This is about you, after all.

You like your mom’s “liking.” But you have a professional reputation to uphold. It was cute the first time and supportive the few times after that. But now it just looks silly. Something has to be done.

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