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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

Google Art Project

Feb 1, 2011
You guys. You gotta see this. Google basically applied the same creep-you-out technology they used for Google Street View and made it thoroughly...
Posted In: Entertainment, Google, neato, search, social media, street view, Web Culture

Free in-flight Facebook in February

Feb 1, 2011
Courtesy of the American Alliteration Association! Not really. Seven US carriers will let you get on Facebook for free this month. Virgin America,...
Posted In: Facebook, social media, Transportation, Web Culture, wifi

Whither Flickr

Jan 31, 2011
The New York Times has a think piece about the possibly bleak future of the Yahoo-Flickr partnership. Traffic on the site is down, which, combined...
Posted In: Facebook, flickr, photography, social media, someone's grandma's got a gun, Web Culture, Yahoo

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