Facebook wants to trademark the word “face”

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Mark Zuckerburg and Facebok want to tradmark the word face.

Mark Zuckerberg and Team Facebook are currently engaged in what one might call a legal face-off: TechCrunch reports that Facebook wants to trademark the word "face." If the social media giant gets its way, rival companies like will have to efface the "f-word" from their names.

You can monitor status updates on the Facebook request at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office's site. Until then, enjoy some of these classics before they're renamed:

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