The Wall Street Journal reports that a U.S. Appeals Court disqualified a Circuit Court judge from a case due to a Facebook friending incident. Specifically, the female judge was hearing a divorce case, and apparently tried to add the female… Read More ›
Princeton Students’ Study Seems To Suggest Fewer People Searching For “Facebook” On Google May Mean Facebook Will Implode!
Yahoo reports that a study “by two researchers in Princeton’s Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, applies the same model used in the study of disease to extrapolate future adoption and abandonment of social networks.” Because, you know, a social… Read More ›
If You’re Applying For A Job In Oregon, Your Prospective Employer Can No Longer Ask You For Your Facebook Password During The Interview.
USA Today reports that Oregon has joined 11 other states banning employers from asking prospective employees for their Facebook login information and password during job interviews. 3 Worse Interview Questions Than “Can You Please Tell Me How To Log Into Your… Read More ›
Facebook Replaces Thumb With Letter “F” On Like Button… Hmmm We Guess That’s Better Than A Middle Finger.
CNN reports that Facebook is getting rid of the “thumbs up” symbol on the like button. Don’t worry, the thumbs up will still appear elsewhere on Facebook in a location that reveals how many people liked something. And since we… Read More ›
If You Changed Your Facebook Profile Pic To A Giraffe, Don’t Blame Us If You Get Hustled In 3-Card Monte!
CNN reports that a new internet meme involving a riddle is causing people to replace their profile pics with giraffes if their friends send them the riddle and they get the riddle wrong. Here’s the riddle from the story: “3:00… Read More ›
Mark Zuckerberg Spends Millions Buying His Neighbors’ Homes, When We Would Have Given Him Baltic Avenue For $60!
Minyanville reports that Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has bought four houses surrounding his current house, perhaps to increase his privacy. And in interesting contrast, according to the report, Facebook is reducing the privacy of people who don’t want to be… Read More ›
Fake Facebook Accounts: Not Just For Signing Up Because You Are Too Embarrassed To Click You Like “Walmart” and “Game Of Thrones” In Front Of Your Friends.
A 2012 report from Zdnet indicates that fake Facebook profiles are 97% likely to claim to be women, who average have 726 Facebook friends compared to the legit user average of 130 Facebook friends. 58% of the fake accounts also… Read More ›
CNN reports that an unemployed researcher used a five-year old laptop to post a message on Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s timeline, after he was unable to convince Facebook employees that there was a security hole in the social network. Showing… Read More ›
The Huffington Post reports that a Sushi restaurant with the word “bar” in its name in Virginia has banned patrons under 18. Some prospective patrons are apparently suggesting to “boycott” the place. The Huffington Post article presents Facebook user comments both for… Read More ›