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Happy Birthday, Zuckerberg: Our 5 Least Favorite Facebook Annoyances

Facebook is great for a lot of things. It helps us keep in touch with family and friends without having to actually call them, allows us to play games in our browsers when we should be working and helps us remember birthdays we'd forget.

It allows me to be a hermit while giving the illusion that I'm really involved in the world, and for that I thank Mark Zuckerberg. At 28, due to his creation, he's roughly 17.5 billion times wealthier than me and probably very difficult to buy presents for.

It's not all sunshine and roses in the land of Facebook. Part of being involved in social circles means having to deal with all the annoying things the people that you know (or kind of know or tangentially know) do.

John Lomax covered many of these annoyances awhile back over in Hair Balls, and they all still apply. That said, there are other, music-related annoyances regarding Zuckerberg's baby worth noting; here are five first-world problems that happen on a regular basis.

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