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11 Apps Your Parents Ruined In 2015

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As a wise man once said, "Parents just don't understand...and will probably embarrass the crap out of you on social media; block them immediately."

1. Starbucks: Moms everywhere love the app, making it the bane of your existence.

When your mom calls you because she has an "urgent matter" and it's the fact that her Starbucks app stopped working and she can't fix it πŸ˜‘

when your mom yells at you for not learning how to pre-order starbucks drinks from the app yet ..

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2. Snapchat: When you helped your parents create a Snapchat account, did you think, Hey, this is a great way for my parents to get a firsthand look at my life crumbling around me?

When your mom doesn't know that you can actually write on snapchat

When you tell mom you're not going out but you forgot she's your friend on Snapchat

3. Facebook: Sorry, kids, Facebook is officially for the olds. Take your business elsewhere.

When your mom casually quotes Drake on Facebook

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Yeah, definitely Facebook.

When your mom shares this on Facebook....

4. Acapella: LOL.

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5. Find My Friends: Great for when you want to find your friends, awful if your parents are among them.

When your dad finds out what the Find my Friends app is and won't let you turn it off now so he knows your every movement πŸ™ƒπŸ™ƒπŸ™ƒπŸ™ƒπŸ™ƒπŸ™ƒπŸ™ƒπŸ™ƒπŸ™ƒπŸ™ƒπŸ™ƒ

When you try to surprise your dad and come home 2 days early but he has you on the Find My Friends app πŸ™ƒ

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6. WhatsApp: Any app that notes when you are and are not online is probably a bad one to share with your parents.

When your Dad sets up a meeting on the family whatsapp group so he can show all the funny Memes he got on the internet.

When you are online on Whatsapp around 01:25 and your dad Whatsapp inboxes you saying "GO TO SLEEP" πŸ˜‚

you know its over when you're online on whatsapp at 4 am and your dad messages you

7. Twitter: Imagine a world where your mom tweets at you and says, "Is this a private message?"

When you have Twitter beef with your mom

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8. Candy Crush: Don't ever let your parents tell you they don't have a vice.

When your mom spends your $10 iTunes gift card on lives and power ups on candy crushπŸ˜•πŸ˜‘

When you wanna get to school already but your mom too busy sitting in the drivers seat playing candy crush. πŸ˜…

When you start having an anxiety attack and your mom just sits there playing candy crush so you leave and have your anxiety attack elsewhere

When your mom won't text you back but she's sending you candy crush request

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9. Tinder: Your parents don't even have to be on the app to ruin it for you.

when your mom wants you to message a certain player back on tinder because she has a crush on his coach and you can't tell if she's joking

But don't kid yourself, it's EVEN WORSE when they are on it.

WHEN SOMEONE FROM YOUR HOMETOWN TELLS YOU THAT UR MOM HAS A TINDER FML

What are you supposed to do when you find your mom on Tinder??? Asking for a friend

When your mom gets a tinder and makes you help her select a profile photo.

10. Instagram: Just a friendly photo-sharing social media app, right? LOL, you are so naive.

When your own dad and the grandfather of your kids changed his Instagram name to Bad Santa πŸ˜³πŸ˜‚

when your dad asks if you can 'share' followers on instagram because he has 0

When you give your dad your phone so he can see an Instagram picture and he starts double tapping. stoooooooop ittttttt.

11. Spotify: The emotional toll of sharing a Spotify Premium account with your parents far outweighs the cost of paying for your own.

When you and your dad share a Spotify account and he changes your song

When you and your dad share a Spotify account πŸ™„

Hide your Facebook; hide your Twitter. Your parents are RUINING EVERYTHING.

Johana Bhuiyan is a tech reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York. Bhuiyan reports on the sharing economy with a focus on ridesharing companies.

Contact Johana Bhuiyan at johana.bhuiyan@buzzfeed.com.

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