‘Lafayette Confessions’ Facebook Page: Home Of Acadiana’s Deepest, Darkest (and Weirdest) Secrets
Lafayette Confessions is a Facebook page that allows people from around Lafayette to post anonymous confessions for all to see on Facebook. The page was created in July of 2013 but has recently exploded in popularity. The page currently has over 10,000 Likes, and is gaining more every day.
The page works by asking users to submit anonymous 'rants, questions, confessions, etc.' to a 3rd party website. Those submissions are then taken by the Lafayette Confessions admin and posted onto the Facebook page.
These 'confessions' can range from innocent and quirky:
To incredibly vulgar and obscene:
Some of the 'confessions' aren't confessions at all:
The page is not without its critics. Many have questioned the honesty and integrity of the page due to the anonymous nature of the posts:
Others have questioned the motives and actions of the confessors, the commentors, and the page's admin.
However, these detractions have not slowed the page's rise to popularity:
Despite its detractors, Lafayette Confessions doesn't appear to be in violation of any Facebook rules or regulations, and the page's admin has been careful not to publish any confessions or rants containing people's real identities. And those that are offended by the page always have to the option to Like and Unlike at their discretion. However, will the page be able to withstand its rise in popularity without turning into another obscene Facebook mudfest? That's yet to be seen.
Until then, here are some of our favorite confessions from the lighter side: