We’ve seen them all one million times, rolled our eyes, only to see them again a couple spots down on our feed. Here is your comprehensive guide to Facebook cliche. How many of these have you used today?

  1. “This.” (variations include “These people.”, etc.)
  2. “Well played, (Noun), well played.”
  3. A paragraph or two of bragging about where someone is, what they are doing, or what they are eating. Yes, please!”
  4. “That time when… bragging/name-dropping commences.”
  5. “(Noun)ing” ie. “Adulting”, etc.
  6. “So, this happened…” photo of something sub-remarkable
  7. “Thanks for all the Birthday Love.”
  8. “When you realize… lengthy bragging, usually love-related.”
  9. “Just… bragging. NBD.”
  10. “I know, right?” (or, the abbreviated “Riiiight?”)
  11. “All the feels…”
  12. “I can’t even.”
  13. “BOOM.” with an article attached that the poster believes to be profound, but rarely is.
  14. “I’m just gonna leave this right here.” with an article attached that the poster believes to be profound, but rarely is.
  15. “Because, (noun).” ex. “We’re having nachos for supper tonight, because nachos.”
  16. “Ok Hivemind, self-serving question that often involves shopping… and, GO!”
  17. “No words.” with a post attached that the poster considers tragic
  18. “Ok, interwebs…”
  19. “Nuff said.”
  20. “EPIC”

 

Illustration by Freyja Zazu

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