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MySpace offers dramatic redesign to user pages

Jul 16, 2010
(Buried lede: MySpace still exists!) One of the main selling points to MySpace used to be that it let users design their own pages – use crazy...
Posted In: Facebook, MySpace

Suspect in Russian spy case worked at Microsoft

Jul 14, 2010
So did he somehow infiltrate and doom the Kin project? Apparently not. Alexey Karetnikov was apparently a low level software tester at Microsoft...
Posted In: Facebook, Microsoft, Russia

Internet may get credit/blame for changing FCC regulation on cussing

Jul 14, 2010
On Tuesday, a federal appeals court ruled that the FCC's indecency rules are unconstitutional (a violation of first amendment rights) and vague....
Posted In: Facebook, fcc, Twitter, YouTube

No more virtual troll dolls from distant relatives on Facebook? OH, NO!

Jul 9, 2010
This is sad news for my second-cousin-once-removed, and awesome news for all the rest of us sick of fending off virtual plants, teddy bears, and...
Posted In: Facebook

Are we reaching "Peak Facebook"?

Jul 9, 2010
You know the concept of "peak oil," yeah? That we will at some point reach the highest level we'll be able to draw from the ground, and it's all...
Posted In: Facebook

YouTube brings Leanback forward

Jul 8, 2010
Google introduced a new option on YouTube that's kind of a mashup of YouTube, Facebook, and Pandora. It's called Leanback and it provides a full...
Posted In: Facebook, Google, neat, pandora, YouTube

Facebook takes on search. A way bigger story than you might realize.

Jun 25, 2010
The seemingly innocuous Like button recently spread from Facebook to sites all over the web as part of Facebook's Open Graph program. You read...
Posted In: bing, Facebook, Google, Yahoo

Mark Zuckerberg faces the death penalty

Jun 18, 2010
No, not for his privacy policies. Pakistan's deputy attorney general is pursuing charges against the Facebook CEO because someone on Facebook...
Posted In: Facebook

Email going away, says person who would profit by email going away

Jun 17, 2010
Grab several grains of salt, a whole shaker even, when you hear it but Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg says that email is going the way of the...
Posted In: Facebook, these kids today

Chatroulette declines. But aren't we supposed to share ourselves online?

Jun 14, 2010
I probably find this story more interesting than I should but so it goes. Chatroulette, in case you don't remember the craze of a few months ago,...
Posted In: chatroulette, Facebook

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