On This Day...

On this day you looked at your Facebook memories to discover a database glitch which caused Facebook to provide you with someone else's memories. You can only assume they can see yours. You find the other person's memories fascinating, exciting, but ultimately would prefer to see your own. You wonder what they think of your memories.

On this day, you looked at your Facebook memories to discover what you believe to be the same glitch. Only this time, it wasn't a database glitch. Turns out you had just grown older, matured, and couldn't relate to your past self anymore. You wonder what your past self would think of the new memories you're making.

On this day, you looked back at your Facebook memories to dosciver a new glitch: Instead of posts from "A year ago" and "2 years ago" you find memories titled "A year from now..." and "Two years from now..." Curious, but nervous, you click on the memories to see what your future holds. They all say "Coming sooner than you realize"

On this day, you looked at your Facebook memories to find a post you had made about something you were really looking forward. Your excited still comes through. The actual event turned out to not be very memorable. You still remember the anticipation fondly.

On this day, you forgot to look at your Facebook memories. You only realize when it's too late, and you're left wondering what memories you missed. The same will happen the next year and the next year. One year, you go out of your way to create reminders to check your memories for this very day. When you log on, you see no memories. You wonder what you had been doing that kept you from ever posting to Facebook on previous years. You can't recall.

On this day, you looked back at your Facebook memories and see a reminder you had strategically placed for yourself. It says: "Remember to look at your Facebook memories tomorrow."

On this day, you looked back at your Facebook memories to see broken links, videos that won't load, statuses that received no likes, and other posts that were long ago removed. You realize most of your memorable memories happen offline.

You log off.



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