October 4, 2007 4:37 AM   Subscribe

"To find people you know who are not using Crackbook, pick up the phone and give them a ring" Via somebody on Facebook of course. Not short on the English - read toilet - humour, Crackbook does manage to capture the uglier sides of social networking: "Michael Thomas is frantically detagging himself from photos of him with other women before his girlfriend Sharon Oliver notices."

Stripping back the URL, it's part of a site by David McCandless, who apparently boasts quite a colourful geek history.
posted by unclemonty (9 comments total) 3 users marked this as a favorite
David McCandless shamelessly plugged his spoof of the world wide web, The Internet Now In Handy Book Form! from various different angles.11.06am

posted by UbuRoivas at 5:38 AM on October 4, 2007


MinuteMadeCouponFilter (lol) but I like it.
posted by ClanvidHorse at 5:55 AM on October 4, 2007

(i posted it on my facebook)
posted by UbuRoivas at 5:56 AM on October 4, 2007 [1 favorite]

"Kittens Skitter Uncontrollably On Lino Before Hitting Uncovered Industrial Fans" -- nicely done. As a book marketing site, this is brilliant.
posted by pineapple at 6:08 AM on October 4, 2007

Despite the lameness of Facebook and the overusedicity of "crack" as a joke, this was funny.
posted by DU at 6:35 AM on October 4, 2007

I wouldn't mind the Paranoia Plus app.
posted by soundofsuburbia at 6:39 AM on October 4, 2007

I'm poking you all.
posted by CheeseburgerBrown at 7:03 AM on October 4, 2007

The b3ta version.

I do hope this latest wave of parodies is the glorious beginning of the exodus from Facebook, leaving behind only the ultrapokers who will bud off into a self-contained universe of their own, like all the old MUDs and MOOs.
posted by hoverboards don't work on water at 7:35 AM on October 4, 2007

It's still not cluttered and drunken enough to really pass as Facebook.
posted by Tehanu at 7:49 AM on October 4, 2007

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