Facebook is a virtual community where users can interact, play games, grow virtual crops, and even give each other gifts. With more than one billion users worldwide, Facebook might just be the most powerful network at present. This year, gift giving goes from virtual to real as the world’s leading social media company launches its Facebook Gifts - a feature that allows users [...]
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Ever since the combined release of Apple’s iOS6 and iPhone 5 last week, the tech world has been in an uproar over the introduction of Apple’s own mapping system. Apple Maps, the primary iOS6 mapping service and Apple’s answer to Google Maps, has received less-than-impressive reviews from users. The problems with Apple Maps have already been well-established, but the public [...]
Are you one of those that have 1,000+ friends on Facebook? Do you actually have 1,000 friends in real life? Nothing against you, but you probably don't.
Wile Mashable is showing infographics about holiday travel (fucking boring), and other websites are reporting about the most popular holiday gift tweets, or why people are unfriending on Facebook (who gives a fuck). Instead, we’re going to show you an infographic about 48 years of Doctor Who awesomeness. This colorful and comprehensive infographic gives us a complete timeline of the [...]
It’s an interesting strategy: Facebook has teamed up with the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline in a new initiative that makes the Lifeline counselors available 24/7 on Facebook chat. ZDnet’s Emil Protalinski explains how it’s meant to work: If a Facebook friend spots a suicidal thought on someone’s profile, that person can report it to Facebook by clicking a link next [...]
Do you wake up and the first thing you do is check Facebook? What the fuck is wrong with you? Social Media is what’s fucking wrong with you. I’m not the only person typing shit on the internet right now. Millions of people are typing about what they did last night, or you’re learning about world issues ‘firsthand’ via Twitter. [...]
I feel sorry for Timelines.com, which is a cool site that allows users to post information about a historical event so that the site encompasses many years of history. The home page opens to This Week in History and you can search by topic (assassinations) or by date. On my exact birthday, for instance, Dr. Seuss got married. On my [...]
Unthink seems to think we might be. The outsider, vaguely anarchistic social media company believes that consumers who balk at Facebook’s privacy issues will be pleased by a platform that lets them control the data. Like the Occupy movement, it’s ready to to upend the status quo and create revolution to change the world. It’s also got a little bit [...]