From The Mafia To Breastfeeding, Facebook Causing Controversy

Posted by | January 1, 2009 11:42 | Filed under: Top Stories

Groups idolizing Cosa Nostra godfathers have thousands of supporters.


Pages on the social-networking site laud mafia players including Salvatore (Toto) Riina (above), jailed in 1993 and currently serving 12 life sentences for murder, and Bernardo Provenzano, his successor, both from Corleone of Godfather fame. They also herald Matteo Messina Denaro, the Mafia boss from Trapani in Sicily who is said to be the current capo dei capi (boss of bosses).


Facebook says it will investigate to see if this is terms of use violation.

Other Facebook controversies have involved taking down pictures of breastfeeding women, which angered some users.  In fact that led to a group called, “Hey Facebook, breastfeeding is not obscene!

My own pathetic fan page doesn’t hold a candle to the Cosa Nostra…or breastfeedng.

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