The single most annoying social media behavior

Hint: It happens on Facebook. (Go figure.)

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This particular post was about social media peeves. We said, “Fill in the blank: My biggest social media pet peeve is _____________.”

The responses were varied, hilarious, and extremely thought-provoking. The takeaway: Social media can be pretty damn annoying. So, based on the feedback from our Facebook community and our own Team MarketingProfs internal brainstorming, we came up with the top eight annoying social media behaviors and put them head to head in the first Most Maddening Social Media Behaviors Bracket.

The contenders

Vaguebooking: An intentionally vague Facebook status update that prompts friends to engage with you. Example: “Things never go my way… ”

Humble Brag: Subtly letting others know about how fantastic your life is while undercutting it with a bit of self-effacing humor or “woe is me” gloss. Example: “I have no idea how to use my new 27″ iMac, #techchallenged”

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