Facebook Status Prompts We Hope We Never See

by Daniel Brenton

in The Facebook Status Prompt Meme

    As Facebook improves its “status prompt” feature, it reminds us there’s a fine line between being personable and being, well … creepy.

Facebook Status Prompt
Facebook’s new, more “personalized” status prompts.

Are you on Facebook? Odds are, you are.

You’ve probably noticed a change that Facebook has made in their “status prompts” — those little grayed-out messages designed to help inspire those with a loss for words.

(A loss for words on Facebook. Help me.)

The change is that they’ve become personalized, using your own name to engage your attention. When I see this one, I can’t help but think of a ’70s sitcom:

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And when I first saw this one …

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… naturally, I was a bit cynical that Facebook actually was concerned for my well being. I mean, what are they going to do, sell me some Maalox?

Now that the proverbial camel has poked his nose under the side of the tent, I am understandably concerned about the shape of things to come.

I submit, then, for your consideration …

Facebook Status Prompts We Hope We Never See

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TomR

#12 for the WIN! ;^)

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Daniel Brenton

Tom –

Thank you. I am putting myself to the fullest possible use, which is all I think that any conscious entity can ever hope to do.

– Daniel

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TomR

Additional prompts that may be considered:
So, ya got any more cat pictures?
Tell us again why you feel that you don’t need no stinkin’ badges.
Hey, have you had that mole looked at recently?
Dude, are you flyin’ now or what?

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Daniel Brenton

Tom –

I suspect we may not be finished with this one.

– Daniel

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