Add Michael As A Friend
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Add Michael As A Friend

Michael Ignatieff is a popular guy. He has 171 friends in Toronto, 66 at Queen’s and 60 at McGill. His favourite music is by Glenn Gould and his favourite movie is The Godfather Part I. He’s married, interested in women, and looking for friendship.
Online friendship – on Facebook, the ever-expanding online social network.
In daily human contact, social networking has replaced awkward introductions the way that instant messaging replaced casual phonecalls, and obviously the tech-savvy promoters have caught on.
It’s no mystery that people in Canada like the internet. In fact, this Torontoista likes the internet better than puppies, chocolate and religion. So is there really anything more tempting than adding the front-running Liberal leadership candidate to your online social network? Probably not. Will being Michael Ignatieff’s “Facebook Friend” get people to the polling station? It just might.
Those of you who have Facebook (registration on the site is now open to everyone) can add Michael as a friend. Those of you who don’t have Facebook have no idea how lucky you are.