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Facebook’s landrush for custom URLs / usernames opened earlier today (just after 5am Irish time).
If you have a Facebook account you can do to: http://www.facebook.com/username/ and pick your username. If you have a fan page with more than 1000 fans you can also set a custom URL for it ..
Expect to see lots of whingy blog posts over the next few days as people with “common” names discover that “their” name has already been taken.
For a funnier take on the whole thing I’d recommend reading Anil Dash’s simply excellent post on the topic. It puts it all into perspective!