03/18/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Italian Facebook Users 'Hijacked' To Be Berlusconi's Fans?

Hundreds of thousands of Italian Facebook users woke up yesterday to discover that they had become friends of Silvio Berlusconi.

The Italian blogosphere was seething with anger as surfers who had joined groups expressing solidarity with earthquake victims found themselves hijacked en masse to sites such as "We support Berlusconi" and "Thank you Silvio".

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