Facebook ban gets Twitterati joking


May 19, 2010

KARACHI: As soon as news of the Lahore High Court verdict ordering a ban on the social netwroking website Facebook filtered in, users of the micro-blogging website Twitter started making witty 140-character jokes about the ban.

Here’s a selection of some of the funniest.



From @acorn: What's the difference between Facebook and Jamaat-ud-Dawa? Ans: Facebook is banned in Pakistan

From @acorn: Dear Facebook: if the Pakistani govt bans you, you only have to resurface under a new name.

From @rshakoor: LHC bans Facebook and musharraf loses his entire constituency

From @mosharrafzaidi: How is Leon Panetta going tp update his #FB status?

From @fakebalthakre: Pakisthanis can't use FB until May 31.Excellent opportunity for Hindusthan to block water to all Pak farms on Farmville.

Add your own favourites as comments below.

COMMENTS (47)

Jawad Farooq | 10 years ago | Reply Facebook ban left, but its our Religion, Morly, Ethically duty bcot the face book join http://facevisa.com its similar to facebook
mffhere | 10 years ago | Reply Omar.. freedom of speech is not freedom of insult.. and this is all crap by the facebook team of using the term "freedom of speech" in case of acts against Islam..its simply double standards..read the below article for your clarification ! (Reuters) - Facebook said on Friday it had removed several pages from its site used by Italian neo-Nazis to incite violence after European politicians accused the Internet social networking site of allowing a platform to racists. Follow the below link for details.. http://www.reuters.com/article/idUSTRE4AD3KZ20081114
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