Facebook Friday

is going to allow users to pick user names, starting Friday midnight

Apparently, it is cutting into the social lives of persons young enough to still have them. Bloomberg reports

    David Whittemore, 25, typically hangs out at bars on Friday nights with his friends. This week, he’ll be at his computer, ready to take his name when the clock strikes midnight.

    “It’s going to be a land grab,” said Whittemore, who works for a finance startup in New York. “I’m definitely going to be staying home.”

Read the story here. It covers a lot more ground than the little teaser I quoted above.

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