Bad Facebook Puns Plague The Social Network Box Office Headlines
Everyone who's anyone saw The Social Network on its opening weekend, including the staff of Facebook and presumably its founder, Mark Zuckerberg. Today, preliminary estimates put the movie's pull at $23 million for its opening weekend, a respectable, if not extraordinary showing, but more than enough for the number one spot. Second place went to Legends of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole with $10.9 million. So while we're spared the "'OWLS' Fly Away With It" headlines, we're instead tortured with Facebook puns. A lot of them.
They are, unfortunately, not too funny or creative. But maybe they represent the public's (or newspaper/blog editors'?) base understanding of the social network. Here's the rundown so far...
The Social Network Clicks to Top [IndieWire]
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The Social Network Is Tagged At Number One [Movieline]
The Social Network Friended at Box Office [E! Online]
'Social Network' Adds Friends, 'Let Me In' Does Not [The Film Stage]
Social Network "Liked" [Get The Big Picture]
Maybe you get the idea, but if you're still in the market, here's a few more -- as of yet unused, as far as we can tell -- courtesy of Runnin' Scared. No need to credit us. Really, they're yours:
THE WRITING'S ON THE WALL: 'SOCIAL NETWORK' DOMINATES BOX OFFICE
STATUS UPDATE: 'SOCIAL NETWORK' IS #1
YOU'VE GOT MAIL: 'SOCIAL NETWORK' FILLS IN-BOX OFFICE
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