Egyptian Father Names Baby 'Facebook'

#Childhood

Wed, Feb 23rd, 2011 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

According to this article in TechCrunch, Egyptian father Jamal Ibrahim has named his newborn daughter "Facebook" to honour the social media site's role in Egypt's revolution.

A young man in his twenties wanted to express his gratitude about the victories the youth of 25th of January have achieved and chose to express it in the form of naming his firstborn girl "Facebook" Jamal Ibrahim (his name.) The girl's family, friends, and neighbors in the Ibrahimya region gathered around the new born to express their continuing support for the revolution that started on Facebook. "Facebook" received many gifts from the youth who were overjoyed by her arrival and the new name. A name [Facebook] that shocked the entire world.

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