Top 10 Reasons to Leave Facebook


The Top Ten

1 Political drama

One of the only things I ever see on my Facebook feed anymore. - 3DG20

They tend to be immature, one-sided and full of anger. - marmalade_skies

2 People posting constant pics of their kids.

They're YOUR kids. Keep them to yourself. Who cares. - marmalade_skies

3 Vanity and insecurity.

You struggle financially to see someone on a vacation in Bermuda. You gained weight just to see everyone skinny in their bikinis. - marmalade_skies

4 Statuses are gone. Memes are in.

People used to write their own material. Now they just share photos in the laziest detached way possible. - marmalade_skies

5 Young people are out ; old people are in.

I don't want all my aunts and uncles being my friend. - marmalade_skies

6 Business and marketing

So many people are using it as a vehicle to plug their business, and it's like a guys in a chatroom. - marmalade_skies

Facebook is hell! - TopLucas

7 It's the establishment.

It was cool back when it was the new thing. Now other forms of social media are coming out and Facebook is slowly aging. - marmalade_skies

8 Stalking

Is it really everyone's business what you comment on other people's walls? - marmalade_skies

9 Most of your FB friends are irrelevant

Is the guy who had a western civ class with you 10 years ago really that necessary to your life. Why not move on? - marmalade_skies

10 Constant promotions

Ads, game requests, FB algorithims changing the order of posts to get you to view certain things. - marmalade_skies

The Contenders

11 It's too distracting

I deactivated my account yesterday (May 1, 2019) for this exact reason. I was addicted.

Procrastination forever

12 Inappropriate pictures
13 It keeps you from being productive
14 Too Much Hoax, Propaganda, Racist Etc.
15 People hardly ever respond to your messages
16 Your posts hardly ever get any likes
17 Hypersensitive people
18 Losing interest

I’ve lost a lot of interest in Facebook. - 3DG20

19 You Get Hit with Emails that Say that Someone Posted Something
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