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    Posted on Feb 4, 2014

    Here's Delightful Evidence Facebook Was Around In 1902

    This fragment from the Western Times was just surfaced by the British Newspaper Archive. The Edwardian version sounds a lot more fun.

    The latest novelty for wiling the time in a country house is known as a "Face-book." Everyone who comes to stay has to draw a face in the album, however badly, and sign his name underneath. The result is very amusing, and the worst drawings frequently cause the greatest entertainment.

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