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15 Signs A Social Media Intervention Is Overdue

Sharing is caring – but do your mates go too far? Tick off these telltale signs they’ve gone overboard, then nominate them to take part in Mute A Mate for Cancer Research UK! They can turn their bad habits into a good deed and give you a break by texting MUTE to 70200 to donate £3 and promising to stop the over-sharing for 1 week.

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1. You know what they had for dinner. And breakfast.

...which makes you want to do this.

2. They send messages aimed at one person to everyone.

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3. They post sports-related stats about five times a day.

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Look man, the BBC already have a few people who do this.

4. They refer to their pets as 'babies'.

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Come on, he's mostly in it for the treats.

5. They share things like this:

Nope, but we can tell you to 'P' off.
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Nope, but we can tell you to 'P' off.

6. They talk about inappropriate topics with their baby as a profile pic.

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7. You send them a chat. They see it. They don't answer.

8. They post embarrassing stuff about their kids.

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Wait 'til you're old - they'll have their revenge.

9. They take bathroom selfies.

Even the world's nicest bathroom isn't worth telling everyone about!
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Even the world's nicest bathroom isn't worth telling everyone about!

10. They post to let you know they're 'cuddling'.

Come on guys, there's plenty of that on the internet already.
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Come on guys, there's plenty of that on the internet already.

11. Their car should have its own profile.

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Nobody likes a showoff.

12. They're often shirtless in photos.

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13. They assume people want to know everything they do.

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14. They constantly refer to how perfect their relationship is.

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'Best boy / girlfriend everrrrrr'

15. They share a lot of 'deep' quotes.

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Ghandi was a top bloke, but come on.

Maybe now's the time to help your mate get out of their rut.

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It's the kind thing to do!

OR is it all sounding a little too familiar?

Think you could take a break from your online sins for a week? Take part in Mute A Mate for Cancer Research UK.

Just text* MUTE to 70200 to donate £3 and promise to stop the over-sharing for one week.

*Text costs £3 plus 1 standard rate text. CRUK receives £2.93. UK mobiles, 16 years and over only. Terms and conditions: @cruk.org/text. Queries? 0300 1231861.