"Thumbman" quickly becomes Internet celebrity

09:22, October 23, 2009      

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A plump and rotund young man has surprisingly and quickly become the current hottest online celebrity because his head looks just like a thumb, and he has therefore been dubbed the "thumbman".

Netizens from around the world are rushing to register with the social networking website Facebook to join a group created netizens for the "thumbman".

Attracted by his special head, "thumbman's" global online friends are not only actively establishing online communities for him but also visiting his website and online stores.

By People's Daily Online
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