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Here's a new word that will freak you out: Firesheep

Oct 25, 2010
It's a Firefox extension that lets you easily eavesdrop on people. It reads/steals cookies from users on unsecure connections and masquerades as...
Posted In: firesheep, gadgets, privacy, social media

Checking in from Space

Oct 22, 2010
Commander Douglas Wheelock became the first person to use a location-based service in space. Wheelock checked in on Foursquare, from the...
Posted In: social media, space

Is Smart Twitter an Oxymoron?

Oct 21, 2010
Smart Twitter posts your tweets on Facebook while allowing you to screen out # hashtags, @blahblah and other elements of twitter-speak. The app...
Posted In: social media

Known and Unknown Tweets

Oct 20, 2010
He once said "I don't do quagmires," but he does do Twitter. Beginning this morning you too can follow the former defense secretary ...
Posted In: military, social media

De-Facebook the web

Oct 20, 2010
9 hours ago, a Google engineer tweeted: "After more privacy bad news, I wrote a Chrome extension to stop Facebook from following you around the web...
Posted In: Facebook, privacy, social media

"Officer Bubbles" goes after YouTube commenters

Oct 19, 2010
You may have heard us talk about this on our show. A constable in Toronto does not like having bubbles blown at a protest. He threatens to arrest...
Posted In: bubbles, Law, social media, Web Culture, world

Gene Simmons neutralized by 4Chan

Oct 18, 2010
Occasionally in this space we talk about the internet-crushing power of 4Chan, a group of self-described web vigilantes who gather on a message...
Posted In: Entertainment, gene simmons, kiss, Law, party every day, rock and roll all night, social media, Web Culture

OMG teens txt so much lol

Oct 15, 2010
Saying teenagers send a lot of text messages is like saying birds fly a whole lot or Jay Leno isn't funny: certain things are JUST KNOWN. But the...
Posted In: by cracky, consarnit, gadgets, social media, Web Culture

Facebook monkeys with comments, prepares for global domination

Oct 14, 2010
Tech Crunch has confirmed what AllFacebook noted late yesterday: new functionality on Facebook comments. While the company will probably never roll...
Posted In: business, Facebook, search, social media

Bing holds event today

Oct 13, 2010
The search arm of Microsoft will be announcing some new features to the service. Notably, something to do with Facebook. Facebook execs will be in...
Posted In: bing, business, Facebook, Google, Microsoft, search, social media

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