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Facebook Groups tripped up by the old opt-out problem

Oct 8, 2010
So we know Facebook set up this new thing where you can make groups and sort your friends into those groups. The idea is that you can keep your...
Posted In: Facebook, privacy, social media, Web Culture

Smiling Cigar Guy? Smiling Cigar Guy!

Oct 7, 2010
On tomorrow's show, we talk to the good folks at the indispensable Know Your Meme site about the phenomenon of Smiling Cigar Guy. ...
Posted In: games, smiling cigar guy, social media, Web Culture

Facebook event today

Oct 6, 2010
According to Tech Crunch, a redesign of the page layouts is at least part of what's going on. From the screen shots they show it doesn't look like...
Posted In: Facebook, social media

Foursquare goes down for 15 hours

Oct 5, 2010
You may have noticed the world plunged into chaos and all governments collapsed because for 15 hours, NO ONE KNEW WHERE ANYONE ELSE WAS. Fake...
Posted In: Entertainment, geolocation, search, social media, Web Culture

Facebook movie #1 at box office

Oct 4, 2010
It brought in 23 million. The conversation around the movie in tech circles has been kind of interesting. It was reported that Mark Zuckerberg had...
Posted In: business, Facebook, social media, social networks, Web Culture

Twitter + photography = art

Sep 30, 2010
Artists Nate Larson and Marni Shindelman take location data from Twitter tweets, go to the place where the tweet originated and photograph it, and...
Posted In: art, social media, Web Culture

Microsoft drops Live Spaces, radically alters culture

Sep 28, 2010
The headline story is that MSFT discontinued its blogging platform Live Spaces. And really, that's no big deal. Started as a competitor to Blogger...
Posted In: blogs, Microsoft, social media, Web Culture

Why Facebook Fell Apart

Sep 24, 2010
Facebook went dark for more than two and a half hours yesterday. It is the biggest service outage in more than 4 years. Like buttons disappeared...
Posted In: business, social media

Buying Love On Twitter

Sep 23, 2010
Twitter is ushering in a new kind of celebrity auction. And the bidding ends tomorrow....
Posted In: Entertainment, social media

Facebook makes games less of a pain in the neck

Sep 22, 2010
While it's always fascinating to read on Facebook that my quasi-friend obtained a new Amulet of Power in WizardQuest...I'm being sarcastic. It's...
Posted In: Entertainment, Facebook, games, social media

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