The Facebook

People that know me understand that sometimes I find the little things in life utterly hilarious. One such thing is how some people add the word “the” in front of online companies and services. People will say things like “I was on The Google”, as if it were a broad term like “The Internet”. I’ve heard “The YouTube” and several other amusing names. But here, today, I have proof that Facebook (which is all the rage now in case you’ve been living under a digital rock) is really…The Facebook! Here’s a screen shot of a purchase I made (gift credits) and look at the name:


So now apparently I can’t laugh when someone calls it “The Facebook”. And interestingly enough, resolves to Excuse me while I’m off to go check my profile on The Facebook…