Other top offenders: gym updates and “I love my husband/wife” posts.
Other offenses include public displays of affection, which annoyed 25% of the participants.
Gym and fitness updates perturbed one in five (sorry Runkeeper), as did people who post too many selfies.
Turns out, it’s not so much the gloating and selfies on Facebook and Twitter that put people off, but too much chatter about religion, according to a new British survey.
“Consumers have developed an unspoken etiquette for Facebook and Twitter which, if ignored, could make the difference between retaining your online friends and falling victim to a social media cull,” spokesman for Diffusion Tom Malcolm told The Independent.
“Our research shows that people should be thinking twice before filling their follower’s feeds with selfies and smugshots.”
Still, “unfriending” annoying people comes with real-world consequences: you hurt their feelings and they may end up avoiding you, forever, a separate study finds.
The study, published this February by the Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, was based on 582 survey responses gathered via Twitter.
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