Queen Elizabeth has no friends, and that's exactly the way she wants it. Like thousands of moms before her, the British royal has belatedly joined Facebook, where she'll share official photos and updates on her public appearances.
The Queen's Facebook page will be corporate, meaning no one gets to be her friend, the Associated Press's David Stringer reports. And though she signed off on the venture into social networking, the Queen has not yet personally used Facebook. But that could be for the best. Many moms before her have been humbled after embarrassing forays into social networking. Her Majesty will be spared that agony as long as she relies on a youthful intermediary.
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