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You might have heard that Facebook has its IPO on Friday. Now, depending on your preferences, you could earnestly follow this huge story, digging through all of the television, web, and print coverage for nuanced, original perspective; or you could use the day as an excuse to get absolutely blitzed starting the moment you wake up and turn on your TV.
If the latter sounds like you, then HuffPost’s got you covered: Here are our rules for a Facebook IPO Drinking Game. The first of the Facebook IPO drinking game is, you shouldn’t actually follow these rules, of course, or else you will almost certainly be hospitalized (or worse). The second rule is, if you got in on the IPO, you’re buying the drinks (hat tip Twitter user @joxman).
Play along with us tomorrow on Twitter (@HuffPostTech) and let us know how much drinking/crying you’re doing.
And now, the Facebook IPO Drinking Game.
In his annual message for the church’s World Day of Social Communications, Pope Benedict’s XVI stressed the importance for Catholic social media users to maintain a “Christian style presence” online. AP has details from the message:
We must be aware that the truth which we long to share does not derive its worth from its ‘popularity’ or from the amount of attention it receives […] The proclamation of the Gospel requires a communication which is at once respectful and sensitive