5 Signs Your Facebook Post Will Land You on Failbook


It's Vaguebooking

Is your boss a hopeless poser who just made a major mistake, but at the same time, a "friend" of yours on Facebook? Are you upset your crush hasn't called you back, and want some attention to distract yourself? However tempted you are to update your Facebook status to something like: "Smells trouble brewing," or "Thinks this is too much," don't do it. Repeat, don't do it.

The Internet is not always a nice place, and Facebook users in particular don't always turn a kind eye on people who regularly practice vaguebooking. Vaguebooking is loosely defined as a Facebook status update that refers to potential problems in a person's life, without actually saying what the problem is, thus prompting the need for other people to chime in and give that person attention.

When you vaguebook, you'll at the very least end up with the details of your private problem aired in the comments section. But some people -- especially the younger set -- are likely to step the embarrassment up a notch and call you on the attention-grab, then plop said ambiguous problem on Failbook for all to see.