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How would I wish a penpal Happy Birthday?

I'm trying to post on my French penpal's fbook wall "Happy Birthday! I hope you enjoyed your day!"
From google,I got "Joyeux anniversaire! J'espère que vous avez apprécié votre journée!",but,I thought "vous" was formal,and,isn't really used between friends?
Can someone help me out here ^_^? Thank you.

For learning: French
Base language: English
Category: Language



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    Si vous (toi et ton ami(e)) êtes vraiment proche, tu le/la tutoies, mais si c'est une personne que tu connais à peine, tu dis "vous", et tu peux dire Bon Anniversaire, ou Joyeux Anniversaire, c'est la même chose, et tu ajoutes : "J'espère que tu vas en profiter", mais si la journée est passée alors tu lui dis " J'espère que a apprécié ta journée" ^^


    Hi Suzy,
    You are right.. "tu" would be better in this case.

    "Joyeux anniversaire! J'espère que tu as passé une bonne journée"

    If the friend is from Québec, you can also say "Bonne fête" instead of "Joyeux anniversaire"

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