12 most infuriating things to do on social media

Do you comment on posts without reading the articles they reference? Do you call people names? You must be itching to alienate people.

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There are numerous ways to irritate and annoy people in real life. But in the online world, blogging started as a place to speak your mind. Now social media has become the top “flame war” playground.

Here are 12 ways you can tick people off:

1. You don’t read the referenced article.

It’s important that you not read the article you’re commenting on. The best way to look completely ignorant is to make comments on something you know nothing about.

2. You only talk about yourself.

The best way to not make friends on social media is to not interact. Don’t be friendly or generous with your retweets, either.

3. You insult people.

Personally attack someone you don’t know. It’s also helpful to make judgmental statements about someone’s character or appearance.

4. You ignore comments.

Whether it’s on social media or your blog, do not reply to comments. It’s a waste of time and beneath you.

5. You spam people.

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