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Monday, 21 February 2011 10:00

Egyptian bloke names daughter Facebook

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Won’t have problems finding friends
An Egyptian bloke decided to name his newborn baby girl Facebook in honour of the social networking site credited with helping Egyptians organize mass protests and topple Hosni Mubarak’s government.

According to Al-Ahram daily, Jamal Ibrahim named his firstborn daughter Facebook in an effort “to express his gratitude” for the victory of Egypt’s youth over the autocratic regime. We hope Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg will remember to send something nice for the baby shower.

About five million Egyptians are on Facebook and in the days and weeks leading up to mass antigovernment protests thousands of them planned rallies on the social network. In addition, more than 32,000 Facebook groups were created by various opposition activists and movements following the revolution.

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+17 #1 123s 2011-02-21 10:34
Ouch :S
 
 
+27 #2 yourma2000 2011-02-21 11:37
Poor child
 
 
+2 #3 thetruth 2011-02-21 12:22
Pah. I'd rather be named facebook than be conceived solely to commemorate the release of a new computer game. 'Dovahkiin' vs Facebook... hmm...

http://news.bigdownload.com/2011/02/20/the-elder-scrolls-v-skyrim-publisher-wants-couples-to-name-babi/
 
 
0 #4 123s 2011-02-21 12:42
Quoting thetruth:
Pah. I'd rather be named facebook than be conceived solely to commemorate the release of a new computer game. 'Dovahkiin' vs Facebook... hmm...

http://news.bigdownload.com/2011/02/20/the-elder-scrolls-v-skyrim-publisher-wants-couples-to-name-babi/

WHY D:
 
 
+21 #5 Kryojenix 2011-02-21 12:47
Could've been worse ... he could have named her Twitter. :sigh:
 
 
+8 #6 Peter Ong 2011-02-21 13:14
It's the biggest joke her parent ever made on her (when she don even know how to laugh). Who knows she'll face Copy Right infringement legal suit one day!?
 
 
-4 #7 123s 2011-02-21 14:06
When the companies wont stop buy normal names like they do now it could happen...

anybody tryed Yahoo already :/ ?
 
 
+9 #8 Tasty Taste 2011-02-21 15:04
if it was a guy he could have named him hotmail
 
 
-2 #9 TechHog 2011-02-21 16:44
Quoting Kryojenix:
Could've been worse ... he could have named her Twitter. :sigh:

Wouldn't that only really be an issue in the UK?
 
 
+1 #10 thomasg 2011-02-23 00:07
Well, bearing in mind that Facebook is what they used to organize the overthrow of their dictatorial leader, I really don't think it's all that bad. It's not just some crazed Facebook fan.
 

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