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Facebook hangover

First there’s all the fun of adding wacky information about yourself to your Facebook profile.

Then comes the slow realisation that anyone — current or prospective employers, the police, animal rights activists — can now discover that you’re interested in ‘nude performance art’, ‘cockfighting’ and ‘nude cockfighting as performance art’.

Then begins the guilty, remorseful process of deleting the offending material before it gets noticed by anyone in a position to strip you of your job, your liberty or your afterlife.