Happy sunshine Sunday, little push-pops!
In this week’s FML selection, we take a look at some of the most troubling issues with Snapchat. The app itself? Wowza. Very yes. Much cool. Knowing what all your friends and even strangers are up to in real time, no matter where they are in the world? Sounds groovy, count me in. But using the app is a whole different ballgame. Exactly how much are you supposed to share? How much does physical distance dictate the level of assholery you’re allowed to show to your friends? Then of course, there's the essential question of what to do when an unexpected willy-bopper pops up on your screen.
Folks, I don’t have the answers for you. But I do have a heap of examples of what NOT to do, so why don't you take a hint from these poor fellows.
When is an appropriate time to send a snap?
Today, I received a Snapchat of a horse-drawn carriage version of a hearse. I replied, "That's so extra!" because I thought it was finals week at her school. Turns out, she's at her uncle's funeral. He was an officer in the Air Force and there's going to be a 21-gun salute in his honor. FML
There’s nowhere to hide, not even behind a filter.
Today, after being excited and trying to make plans with all my friends, they all turned out to be busy. After watching Netflix most of the night, I check my Snapchat stories only to see them all hanging out without me at one of their houses. FML
Dating, Dick Pics, and Doggos.
Today, I asked out this girl at work who I've had a crush on for a while. She looked oddly familiar, aside from the fact that we worked together. It was almost like we'd met outside of work. Two hours and one Snapchat story later, I realized I'd asked out my best friend's girlfriend. FML