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Last Updated: Wednesday, 3 October 2007, 09:19 GMT 10:19 UK
Fantasy Facebook
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Fantasy Facebook

Ever wanted to poke, hug or karate chop a politician? Now's your chance!

You've probably heard a lot about MySpace and Facebook - the social networking sites that are providing new online homes for Labour leadership candidates and shadow cabinet hopefuls.

But try "adding" an MP as a "friend" in one of these communities, and you may have a long wait.

As usual, The Daily Politics is here to help. We've set up a Fantasy Facebook, where you can read about the likes and loves of our friends in Westminster.

And since the real-life Facebook is abuzz with users poking, hugging and karate-chopping each other, we thought we'd add that functionality, too.

Mind how you poke!

Other social networking services are available. Karate chopping should only be done as a metaphor and real-life violence against politicians is to be abhorred.

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