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MID-DAY UPDATE: Egypt offers supplies to fellow protesters, White House works to settle mortgage breakdowns

Feb 24, 2011
As protests and violence continues to escalate in Libya, Egyptian citizens are offering more than just moral support. As Mitchell Hartman reports...
Posted In: aid, budget, budget cuts, deficit-cutting, deficits, Egypt, Facebook, healthcare, Libya, mid-day update, mortgage, robo-signing, social media, state budgets, Wall Street Journal, white house

Disney acquires Togetherville

Feb 24, 2011
Get 'em young! Kids who are not yet old enough to come by social networking in a traditional way have options beyond Facebook. And now Disney has...
Posted In: business, disney, Facebook, social media

Wallpaper your house with spam

Feb 23, 2011
For some reason, a new company is offering wallpaper patterns that feature frequently used lines from spam emails. Nigerian princes, prescription...
Posted In: email, Entertainment, social media, spam, wallpaper

Facebook adds new relationship statuses

Feb 18, 2011
Soon, Facebookers will be able to designate themselves as "in a civil union" or "in a domestic partnership". This in addition to "married", "single...
Posted In: Facebook, government, Law, social media, Web Culture

NBA takes a cue from Farmville

Feb 14, 2011
This week, the NBA is introducing a new game on Facebook called NBA Legend. It lets you create a player avatar, join a team, and then have a...
Posted In: business, Facebook, farmville, jackie moon, NBA, social media, Web Culture

Wael Ghonim on 60 Minutes

Feb 14, 2011
The Google executive who disappeared in Egypt, was incarcerated by the government, and reemerged as a revolutionary leader gave an interview to...
Posted In: Egypt, Google, government, Law, social media, Web Culture, world

Facebook, not Craig's List, is the red light district of the web

Feb 8, 2011
Craig's List shut off its "adult services" section a while ago, amid loads of complaints that it was basically a prostitution marketplace. There...
Posted In: business, craig's list, Facebook, social media, Web Culture

Syria unblocks Facebook

Feb 8, 2011
The protests around the Middle East have apparently forced some concessions on internet openness in Syria. Recent planned protests in Syria failed...
Posted In: Facebook, social media, syria, world

Just what we needed. A Wheretheladies.at app

Feb 2, 2011
Sometimes, the ladies just don't want to be found. But, now there's no hiding. Now anyone with an iPhone has a new way to find the ladies....
Posted In: apps, foursquare, gadgets, iPhone, social media

Markey and Barton poke Facebook again

Feb 2, 2011
Politico reports Congressmen Ed Markey (D-Mass.) and Joe Barton (R-Texas) are sending another letter to Facebook today concerned about privacy...
Posted In: business, Facebook, government, privacy, social media

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