It was a time before the internet, a time before messages could be sent to anyone in seconds. If the Victorians had used social media, just what would they have said? Well, thanks to the #VictorianFacebook trend on Twitter, we might be a little closer to knowing.
My youngest is coughing up blood. LOL #VictorianFacebookRicky Gervais (@rickygervais) January 17, 2014
Kindly copy this picture of cherubim to support heroes of the Crimea, or simply ignore if you detest the British Empire #VictorianFacebookScriblit (@Scriblit) January 17, 2014
Local girls willing to show their ankles to you TONIGHT #VictorianFacebookDave Turner (@mrdaveturner) January 17, 2014
#VictorianFacebook No children under 6 are permitted to work at our cotton mill any more. Tis health and safety gone mad.Craig Deeley (@craiguito) January 17, 2014
You should see the profile picture Dorian Gray has put on his Facebook page, it looks nothing like him... #VictorianFacebookpatrick mccafferty (@mccaffepj) January 17, 2014