Ah, the holidays. The time of year when Facebook flexes its algorithms to compile all of your best social media posts into a Year in Review video. These little montages have been sprouting up like weeds on my timeline lately, showcasing many smiley faces and birthday wishes. However, they’ve also served as a lovely reminder of just how bleak 2017 actually was.

Here are a few examples from The Verge family and friends:

Ah yes, politics.
Thanks for the memories, Harvey.

Heck, even Facebook admits that the biggest moments of this year were incredibly depressing. In its Year in…

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