5 Types of People You Hate on Facebook

people you hate on Facebook Stacey Gustafson

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There are over 5 types of people you hate on Facebook. You know the type. From the lurker to the social justice warrior, people use Facebook for different reasons. Which one are you?

Most definitions are found on Urban Dictionary.

What’s Urban Dictionary?

According to Wikipedia, originally, Urban Dictionary was intended as a dictionary of slang, or cultural words or phrases, not typically found in standard dictionaries.




Lurker: People You Hate on Facebook

Definition: A lurker is someone that follows the forum but doesn’t post. – Urban Dictionary

Lurkers never post anything on their social media but have plenty to say on yours. Moments after you post, they slam down a comment. They lurk in the background forever, waiting for their chance to pounce on the smallest infractions. Lurkers correct your spelling, act insulted, ask stupid questions, and are generally annoying.

Seems like they have something to say about everything YOU post. You will never be able to avoid them.

Lurker: 0 posts, 2,989 comments

Bragger: People You Hate on Facebook

Definition: A bragger is someone who boosts about herself and talks about her achievements and the recognition that she gets from others. Or about their money and/or material possessions. – Urban Dictionary

The bragger purchased a Marc Jacobs leather backpack? Post it. She won an all expense trip to Spain? Post it and include a minimum of 2,998 pictures with a martinis in hand.

Bragger: 1,989 post about self, 1 post of others

Cat Person: People You Hate on Facebook

Definition: A cat person is someone who is half cat, half human. – Urban Dictionary

A cat person will post 199 pictures of animals for each picture of a human. Even their children take backseat to this Facebookers obsession with cats. Surprise, cat people tend to be single and have fewer friends. Furthermore, did you know that pictures of cats are more popular than selfies? Hard to believe.


There is actually a FB group called P.A.C.P., People Against Cat Photos. https://www.facebook.com/PeopleAgainstCatPhotos/

Complainer: People You Hate On Facebook

Definition: A complainer is someone who excessively complains yet is well aware of it. – Urban Dictionary

Complainers bellyache about everything. She’ll post about her subpar restaurant experience and report that service was too slow, food too cold,and meals too expensive. Also, she complains about her hairstylist, mother-in-law, husband and even the checkout lady at the grocery store. It’s apparent the complainer will never be satisfied with anything or anyone. Hence, she is compelled to publically announce her complaints on the world’s forum, Facebook.

Social justice warrior: People You Hate On Facebook

Definition: Social justice warrior is a pejorative term for an individual who repeatedly and vehemently engages in arguments on social justice on the Internet, often in a shallow or not well-thought-out way, for the purpose of raising their own personal reputation. – Urban Dictionary

Social justice warriors find a fresh cause to support each month through Facebook. In January, it’s the mistreatment of animals. By February, she’s battling plastic bags. Finally, by December, when you think she’s lost steam, she’ll kick into high gear and complain about the commercialism of the holidays. They never actually “do” anything to help the cause but simply post on Facebook.


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  1. You got it right! I hate ’em all. Another one is the humble-bragger. “OMG! I’m sooo lazy. Only went to the gym 5 days this week.” And the teaser. “Feeling a little down today. :(”

    Can’t wait to read your next installment!

    • staceygustafson says

      That’s a good one. Got this one off Urban Dictionary…Uggggh just ate about fifteen piece of chocolate gotta learn to control myself when flying first class or they’ll cancel my modelling contract LOL :p #humblebrag.

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