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Saturday Silliness: History on Facebook
September 18, 2010 4:15 PM   Subscribe

In the spirit of Hamlet (Facebook Newsfeed Edition) (originally from McSweeney's Internet Tendencies, and then made graphic) and Austinbook (newsfeed of Pride and Prejudice), here are historical events as Facebook status posts (plus some Biblical events).
posted by filthy light thief (11 comments total) 15 users marked this as a favorite

 
These are never, ever in the right order. Facebook statuses are chronologically read bottom to top.
posted by lumensimus at 4:19 PM on September 18, 2010


Scratch that. Some are in the correct order, others not so much.
posted by lumensimus at 4:19 PM on September 18, 2010


Ha, I was just thinking about making a post like this...

For Mass Effect fans, Shepherd's Facebook: 1 2 3 4
posted by kmz at 4:50 PM on September 18, 2010 [1 favorite]


This is pretty funny. Thanks filthy light thief!
posted by Katjusa Roquette at 5:23 PM on September 18, 2010


this is amazing. i love the one with "Marie Antoinette is not in a relationship with her head anymore".
posted by liza at 5:33 PM on September 18, 2010


The Helen Keller one just slays me. I don't know what it says about me that Helen Keller jokes never fail to make me giggle - it probably says that I'm a very, very bad person.
posted by sonika at 5:33 PM on September 18, 2010


I have thought for a long, long time that Facebook needs an Under Milk Wood Status Update Day.
posted by Pallas Athena at 5:39 PM on September 18, 2010


Catholic Church creates the event The Inquisition.

The Spanish Monarchy and The Pope Like This.

Monty Python Nobody expected that!
posted by crossoverman at 6:05 PM on September 18, 2010 [2 favorites]


I didn't want to like WWII on facebook. I couldn't help myself.
posted by el io at 6:59 PM on September 18, 2010 [4 favorites]


el io, it's the datestamps that won me over.
posted by filthy light thief at 9:12 AM on September 19, 2010


Probably buried and out-of-sight, but here's NY Magazine's mock-up of the world of Hogwarts online (via MetaChat)
posted by filthy light thief at 12:37 PM on September 30, 2010


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