This article was published on February 4, 2016

The best Facebook #FriendsDay celebration is taking place on Twitter

The best Facebook #FriendsDay celebration is taking place on Twitter

Facebook is celebrating its twelfth birthday by creating a virtual holiday called Friends Day and giving its users friendship-themed videos as a gift. Meanwhile, the rest of the world is reminiscing about simpler times ironically over on Twitter.

#BeforeFacebookI started trending last night as people on Twitter decided to look back at what life was like before the social network existed.

Here are some of the best ones we’ve spotted so far:

Remember when protecting yourself was as easy as locking the front door or wearing a helmet?

*Sets reminder to check in with Tom.*

I would say 90 percent of the tweets celebrated how easy Facebook has made stalking. Thank you for that, Mark Zuckerbeg.

It’s true. And we certainly didn’t ask strangers to come and crush candy with us before Facebook either.

Didn’t we all, Edward.

Or how often they go to the gym, what they ate for dinner, got for their birthday, when they got engaged, had an emotional moment, found inspiration in a misquoted meme…

Ah, sleep. I miss that.

What do you miss most about life before Facebook? Tweet us @TheNextWeb and let us know.

Don’t forget to Like TNW’s Facebook page while you’re celebrating Friends Day!

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