I keep trying to post statuses discussing A Farewell to Arms and To the Lighthouse, but Facebook thinks my book cuddling and literary exposition is dumb, and won’t post them. I SEE HOW IT IS. PHILISTINE. FINE. YOU JUST KEEP DOING WHAT YOU’RE DOING, AND I CAN TALK ABOUT THE BEAUTY OF EDITING STAFF SOMEWHERE ELSE!
It’s funny because facebook and tumblr.
It occurred to me today how much different that whole Facebook Dad thing would've been with Tumblr.
Teenage girl: [writes whiney post about her life] tagged: #rant #personal
First reblog: Excuse me, but check your Middle Class American White Girl privilege. You have a [explative] maid and you want to come here [further explatives] about how hard your precious life is? Did you even pay for that laptop you're writing on, Miss Oh-Nuuuuu-Daddy-Wants-Me-To-Get-A-Joooooob? Seriously check your [explative] privilege.
Second reblog, reblogged from the first: Case closed, bring in the dancing lobsters. [GIF from The Amanda Show featuring dancing lobsters]
Third reblog, reblogged from the first: [IMG of a character pointing up, text reading "THIS"
Fourth reblog, reblogged from #3: Reblogging for the comments. Tagged: #smh #some people #really #I mean freaking really #I don't usually put things like this on your dash #but this is one Check Your Privilege post I agree with
Fifth reblog, from the original poster [add explatives where you feel necessary]: WELL IT WAS UNDER THE READ MORE SO NO ONE MADE YOU READ IT J[explative initial]C AND I WAS COMPLETELY WITHIN MY RIGHTS TO POST THAT!!!!!!!!!!!
Sixth reblog, from the above version: lolwhut no ps ur autoplay sux
And then: Either her dad finds the Facebook version of her rant (minus all the animated GIFs) and it all plays out the same, or her dad has been watching her blog for some time and is no longer shocked by her constant use of profanity, but he certainly does check her privilege.
The only thing inaccurate about this is an original test post rant getting at least six notes: Refute me.
Last time I talked to the person who had been my favorite English teacher in highschool, it was to offer a voice of moderation that making fun of atheists wasn’t cool. Oh well. I have different English Educator role models now. So yeah. Anyway.
And then I found five dollars.
You know what I really want?
I really want Mark Zuckerberg to get all in a tizzy about Pintrest, change the format of Facebook to match that of Pintrest, envy Pintrest enough to buy it…
…And just never notice Tumblr. And just let us remain the Cool Table of the internet.
We’ve all heard of “Facebook-stalking”, but are colleges guilty of it too?
The Internet Justice League