If you haven’t already picked up on it here, here and here, Facebook has replaced the nightclub as the de riguer setting for foreign music videos. Much like Gergana’s opus “Facebook,” Swiss DJ David May revolves the entire narrative of his “Facebook Love” video around meeting and courting a girl on, what else, Facebook.
Actually the increased prevalence of the social network in cultural artifacts comes as no surprise, as people now spend more time on Facebook then anywhere else online, clocking in a whopping a 41.1 billion minutes spent last quarter.
I’m just wondering when this Facebook music video thing, like the popularity of cellphones, will eventually hit the US. Extremely silly “Facebook Love” lyrics below.
I’ve met the scene a girl in a my life I do before
Her eyes, her lips, her face, that’s all I ever wanted
And this is how all went
She added me as a friend, I accepted …
And now into her profile, just to check her things and all that I could say was wow, wow, wow
My Facebook love, she was my first Facebook love X 2
Now I got to check if the girl is online, yeah, yeah, she is
I gotta make the first step and I hope she’s gonna write back
This is how the story goes on
How you doing, where you’re from?
You look so beautiful to me, cause I went into your profile
And I saw your pics and all that I could say was wow, wow, wow
My Facebook love, she was my first Facebook love X 5
Facebook is the world’s largest social network, with over 1 billion monthly active users. Facebook was founded by Mark Zuckerberg in February 2004, initially as an exclusive network for Harvard students. It was a huge hit: in 2 weeks, half of the schools in the Boston area began demanding a Facebook network. Zuckerberg immediately recruited his friends Dustin Moskovitz, Chris Hughes, and Eduardo Saverin to help build Facebook, and within four months, Facebook added 30 more college networks. The original...