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Does anyone else dread their birthday because of no facebook posts? watch

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    Years ago I would get lots of birthday posts, from friends and family who I'm not even close to. Been years since I left school and I only keep in contact with a select few and they're not massively into facebook posts either so I end up with around 10 birthday posts a year. Most of my friends at uni and from school just text me or say happy birthday in real life. But I just hate looking really sad with no friends on facebook.
    I generally don't care much about facebook and I never post photos or updates, but every year around my birthday I dread having so much attention on it being my birthday and so many people actively avoiding saying happy birthday even though it's on their feed. I sometimes think about deactivating my facebook on my birthday but I use it so much for messaging my friends so that wouldn't work. I think my birthday is hidden on facebook but people still post so people are aware that it's my birthday.
    I guess it just reminds me that I haven't got as many friends as other people. I see others with 50+ birthday posts. Probably my own fault for not putting in the effort with people, I just prefer having a few close friends instead of spreading myself thin
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    You can remove the notification for saying it's your birthday.
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    Honestly no one cares. It's just Facebook.

    When you go on someone's page and see they've only got a few birthday messages do you think ''ugh, what a loser''?
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    (Original post by Sid The Kid)
    You can remove the notification for saying it's your birthday.
    Yeah it's removed, but a few long time friends will still write on my wall and then it comes up on the feed.
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    (Original post by sundae)
    Honestly no one cares. It's just Facebook.

    When you go on someone's page and see they've only got a few birthday messages do you think ''ugh, what a loser''?
    Well I just assume they're probably like me and don't have that many friends.
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    It's not that deep. If it wasn't for Facebook sending them a notification, they wouldn't even bother.
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    (Original post by Anonymous)
    Yeah it's removed, but a few long time friends will still write on my wall and then it comes up on the feed.
    I mean, then at least you have friends that comment on it.
    A. Block anyone from writing posts on your wall
    B. Make their comments private or customise it
    C. Something else
 
 
 
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