The XX Factor

The Queen joins Facebook; lets plebes become “fans.’

According to The Telegraph , this morning at 8 a.m. the British Monarchy entered the “final frontier” of digital technology and created a Facebook profile page . Unfortunately you’re not allowed to actually friend any members of the royal family. Nor can you poke them or write, “Duuude, drinks tonight at Lion’s Head? ” on their wall, but you can comment “sexxxxy” on all the dashing press photos of Prince Harry doing various gentile society activities . (Though it seems he might have untagged the Nazi costume ones ?) Most importantly, you can demonstrate your devotion to the monarchy by becoming a fan of the page. So far, almost 90,000 people have

Photograph of Queen Elizabeth II from Wikimedia Commons.