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Kelly Blazek, a Cleveland-based PR executive and authority on local communications jobs listings, was undone by the same thing that built her up:

Social media.

Kelly Blazek Letter

With her ego boosted by the position she cultivated via LinkedIn and other networks, she soon became an Internet villain at the hands of someone she shunned.

The irony.

Blazek, for a little more back story, produced and distributed a popular email that culled job openings from online job sites and from her own contacts.

She worked for 10 years building her contacts and selecting the list of people who receive the email, limiting recipients largely to those with experience.

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Couples on Facebook can be cute. At least we assume that it's happened before. It's theoretically possible at least. That's about as positive as we can be.

Why? Because most of the time, couples on Facebook are beyond irritating, cramming their news feeds with their declarations of love around the clock.

All the while, making us wish we could unfriend them without drama.

They commemorate their one-month anniversary with cheesy pics. They whisper what should be private sweet nothings into the Facebook ether.

They're insufferable. And you know just who we're talking about.

Below, scroll through 11 of the most annoying couples on Facebook, and see if you recognize these kinds of online antics from any of your friends and family ...

PDA and TMI Combined
Because we were all thinking just how badly we need to watch you suck face.

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It's official: no offense, celebrity gossip, but we're in the wrong business.

WhatsApp, a mobile-messaging startup, has been sold to Facebook Inc. for $19 billion. Yes, you read that figure correctly.

WhatsApp

The transaction involves $4 billion in cash, $12 billion in stock and $3 billion in restricted stock that vests over several years.

The deal makes it apparent that the world's biggest social media network is seeking to get into the world of mobile communication.

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When Colin told his mom Jennifer that he had nobody to invite to his 11th birthday party, Jennifer made her mission to show him that he is not alone. 

Colin, who has a sensory processing disorder similar to Autism and Asperger's, said he didn't want to have a birthday party because he doesn't have any friends. 

Jennifer wanted to do something special for Colin by creating a Facebook page where people could post birthday messages for her him. 

A move she hoped would be a "great surprise" turned out to be even bigger than she imagined. 

The page received over 8,000 likes and tons of birthday greetings from all over the world in the span of one week.

"He's gonna have a lot of friends after this. They may not live by him, but he's going to have a lot of friends," Jennifer says. 

Colin will get to see the page on his birthday, March 9th.

Watch above to check out this inspirational story!

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Remember when Walter White had to get chemotherapy? That was a crappy day!

And when he chose to sell meth under the pseudo name of Heisenberg? Hey, You Only Live Once!

Following Facebook's 10-year anniversary last week, in which the company celebrated with a special "Look Back" video, South African comedy duo Derick Watts & The Sunday Blues has taken the same concept and applied it to Walter White.

Yes, you can/should watch Breaking Bad online at TV Fanatic in order to fully relive this character's best and worst moments.

But you can also take a minute below to do the same via a hilarious Facebook parody:

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Some trolls end up under bridges, some trolls end up in jail for not covering their digital tracks.

A British woman angry with her father and step-mother set up fake Facebook accounts in their names and then used the accounts to send herself abusive - and often explicit - messages.

24-year-old Michelle Chapman kept up the posts for more than a year and then reported them to the police.

Authorities questioned her puzzled family and even detained her step-mother before tracing the accounts back to Chapman's own computer.

Officers report she was seeking revenge on her father for past grievances and was trying to break up his marriage.

Her defense attorney argued Chapman suffers from mental health problems, but that didn't prevent the court from sentencing her to 20 months in jail.

For more unforgettable police photos, check out our celebrity mug shots gallery below ...

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They say breaking up is hard to do, but when it happens over Facebook, for half the world to see? It can get awkward as well. Very, very awkward.

The social network, which is celebrating its 10th anniversary this week, has made passive-aggressive over-sharing into an art form in the last decade.

Facebook has become such a part of the fabric of life that many of us can't subsist without it, and that includes posting personal relationship woes.

It's sad if you're the person who gets dumped via status update, but it can also be pretty entertaining when these things go viral ... which they always do.

This is the Internet, after all. You share it, it's public. Scroll through 13 of the most awkward breakups we never should've known about, but since we can ...

Now Dating Herpes
Here's hoping you have fun with that new life partner.

For more epic social media fails in honor of this anniversary, check out our tribute to parents humiliating kids on Facebook from earlier this week!

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As Facebook increases in popularity with older generations, so do awkwardly amusing exchanges like these that may start driving younger users away.

A lot of "kids these days" prefer Instagram, Vine, Tumblr, SnapChat, etc., and it's easy to see why. This is THE PREMIERE social media hub for mom and dad!

Using it to embarrass their family members, intentionally or otherwise, parents are taking to "The Facebook" in record numbers, and with hilarious results.

Can a girl not comment on Taylor Swift's profound lyrics without her dad creeping? Can a dude not post a selfie without his dad mocking the same pose?!

Sure, they may not know what DTF means, but that won't stop them from commenting on it, or posting old pics of you, or TMI updates about their own lives.

Scroll through 13 epic parenting Facebook fails/wins below ...

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Vin Diesel, like the rest of us, loves some Katy Perry. Also like the rest of us, he felt the need to record himself dancing to her latest hit, and share it online.

Seriously, this is a real video.

Press play and watch in awe as Vin shows off his moves to "Dark Horse," working the dance floor and seductively staring at the camera with his piercing gaze:

Diesel explained about halfway through this dance session, which he put on Facebook, that he'd received a bit of good news and felt like cutting loose.

That news? Justin Bieber's arrest last week. Just kidding.

"Universal just called me and told me Riddick is #1 on the DVD charts," he said, excitedly ... apparently a lot of people watch Riddick online and/or on DVD.

Vin has had hit films in the past, but says he is particularly excited about this because it was a challenge to even get the movie made in the first place.

What better way to celebrate than to get down to "Dark Horse" (debuted live the other night in Katy Perry's Grammy performance) and later Beyonce?

Exactly. Now we just need to see Vin in some of these costumes ...

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Taylor Smith, a 12-year-old Tennessee girl, recently passed away, at which point a letter she had written to future self (to be opened in 2023) was unearthed.

Smith outlined some life goals in the April 2013 letter, with the instructions "To be opened by Taylor Smith on April 12, 2023 only (unless said otherwise)."

The letter stayed hidden for the rest of her life, which was cut tragically short.

Just a few months after writing the heartfelt message to her 2023 self, young Taylor passed away from complications after a sudden onset of pneumonia.

Her grieving parents found it while sorting through her possessions:

  • Taylor Smith Letter
  • Taylor Smith Photo

Warmed by the memories of their daughter, Tim and Mary Ellen Smith decided to post it online, in the hopes that it would give others some solace.

In the letter, Taylor wrote to her 22-year-old self like an old friend:

"I'm know I'm late to you, but as I'm writing, this is early, so: congratulations on graduating high school! If you didn't go back and keep trying. Get that degree!"

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