Ma: Achha, I've been hearing things and I'm worried about what's in the facebook.
Me: It's not 'in the facebook.'
Ma: 'On the facebook' then.
Me: OOF Ma, it's not about 'in' or 'on', it about the 'the'. The 'the' is redundant.
Like one doesn't say- 'he is a gay.' It's just 'he is gay'. Forget about the article, forget it ever existed!
Ma: Ok. But social networking is creepy.
(In the end, they always hit the nail on the head. But oh, the painful process towards the end.)