Facebook Fans Name New Baby 'Like'

17/08/2011 13:11 | Updated 22 May 2015
Facebook fans name new baby 'Like' after the social network featurePA

When an Egyptian couple named their baby Facebook, we thought we'd heard everything.

But new parents Lior and Vardit Adler have well and truly trumped it, by naming their new baby 'Like' after the popular feature on the social networking site.

The Israeli couple are devoted fans of Facebook, choosing the name after the feature on the site that allows users to give a post or status a thumbs up.

While Lior and Vardit's older children are called Dvash (which is Hebrew for honey) and Pie (!), Mr Vardit explained that they wanted something really unusual for their new arrival.

'To me it is important to give my children names that are not used anywhere else, at least not in Israel.

'If once people gave Biblical names and that was the icon, then today the Facebook Like is one of the most famous icons in the world.'

While the new dad admits friends and family aren't too sure about their choice of name at the moment, he reckons they will come around to liking it (sorry) eventually...

Bonkers or just a sign of the times? We'd LOVE to know your thoughts on this one....


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