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Facebooks Cap Limits How Many Friends Santa Can Approve

Naughty or Nice? Facebook Limits Santa's Friends

Used to be, if you wanted to be Santa's friend, you'd be a good little girl or boy during the year and he would reward you come Christmas time. But hey, those are the old ways of the world! Now if you want to be Santa's friend, you just have to add him on Facebook. But unfortunately for Santa, there's a limit to how friendly you can really be.

The actual Santa Claus (his real and legit name) who runs an advocacy group for neglected and abused children, has added all of his allotted 5000 friends since he opened his account a few months ago, and is kinda peeved that he can't add more:

"It's hard for me to believe that Facebook would want to disappoint that many folks who might enjoy being Santa's friends. I'm not selling anything; so, I don't understand the problem."

To learn more about Facebook's friend limit, just


Although this isn't the first time Facebook's friend limit has been challenged, and has said previously that the limit would be lifted, I don't think it's at the top of their priority list. Their view? No one really has 5000 friends. Is Facebook the new Grinch? They better watch out and think twice, or they could find themselves on Santa's "Naughty" list come December!


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missaudreyjean missaudreyjean 8 years
All santa needs to do is create a PAGE and then people can be Fans! That's what he has anyway, fans not friends. Facebook is about keeping in touch with your REAL connections. If you want to use it to network and branch out create a Facebook page to promote yourself. Easy peasy!
poizenisxkandee poizenisxkandee 8 years
well whitney thompson, the winner of cycle 10 of americas next top model was once removed from facebook by facebook but when i guess she explained who she was and why she had accepted/added 23947209342 friends, they let her come back or pretty sure she has quite a lot of friends. while a reality tv star and santa/charity are different; santa should definitely have an exception.
looseseal looseseal 8 years
For that matter, no one really has 3000 friends, why don't they cap the limit there? This just seems so arbitrary. Anyway, Facebook is clearly being used for things other than real people connecting with other real people. Groups and other things like that use it for PR. So reaching past 5000 even though those are not their "real friends" is not out of the question. If they want to limit that kind of use, this friend limit would be one way to do it, but maybe this will also make Facebook become irrelevant and another social networking site will become more popular instead (see what happened to Friendster).
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