Why Facebook is a Horcrux and Off-the-Grid Days

I know this isn’t like what I post, but I thought about how social media is like horcruxes, looked it up to see if anyone else thought that, and found this.

“Because Facebook is a horcrux” is my response to people who ask me why I don’t have one. According to the only true authority on the subject, J.K. Rowling, a horcrux is “a receptacle prepared by dark magic in which a Dark wizard has intentionally hidden a fragment of his soul for the purpose of attaining immortality.” To point out the similarities between a horcrux and Facebook, let’s walk through the entire process of creating a personal Facebook page.

Starting with entering your full name, date of birth, and contact information, one begins to inject one’s soul into the Internet. After these first steps, one is encouraged to state their specific taste in music, sports, television shows, movies, etc. There’s even an option to write a personality description. Furthermore, there’s an area to declare one’s political views, religious views, and relationship status. Little by little, one is splitting themselves into…

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