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Definitive Proof Parents Should Never Use Social Media

Catching up to modern technology isn’t so easy! Just ask Ernie Keebler. Cookies, he knows. Social media, not so much.

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Social media is tough when you're just getting started. From not fully understanding friend requests...

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...to calling things by the wrong name.

"face page"
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"face page"

Parents and grandparents especially seem to have trouble and sometimes need a little help.

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But once they get going...it's hard to stop them.

1. They love to LIKE 'n' SHARE! Can't get enough of it!

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2. They respond to EVERYTHING...including their own posts.

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3. And birthdays are a real struggle! They either post messages that are meant for someone else on their own page...

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4. ...or post things that make you scratch your head.

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5. Sometimes they just say "Hi!"

And it's not even ironic??
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And it's not even ironic??

6. They overdo it with the tagging.

@ @ @ @ @ @ @ @ @ @
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@ @ @ @ @ @ @ @ @ @

7. And they're very random, to be honest.

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8. They're embarrassing!

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9. And parents are VERY worried about viruses!

🚨ALERT!🚨 ALERT!🚨
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🚨ALERT!🚨 ALERT!🚨

10. Of course, when they do excel at social media, it can backfire.

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11. You ignore ONE phone call, and they use social media to publicly shame you.

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12. But hey! At least they're getting the hang of it!

Funny, Grandpa!
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Funny, Grandpa!

Putting it all out there takes courage...and doing it successfully takes practice!

Ernie Keebler is catching up to modern technology to share one of his proudest achievements: Fudge Stripe cookies! Follow along!
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Ernie Keebler is catching up to modern technology to share one of his proudest achievements: Fudge Stripe cookies! Follow along!

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